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Freshwater West ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.9

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Freshwater West Spot ID

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Freshwater West

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Freshwater West

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Freshwater West

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Fresh West 15-May-2019, Freshwater West photo

Freshwater West

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.4 °C

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Monday, 17 June 2019, 02:22 Local time
Monday 17
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 35
SSW 25
SW 25
SSW 30
Wind State cross-

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Freshwater West in Pembrokeshire is an exposed beach and reef break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east with some shelter here from south southeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include rips and rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Milford Haven, Wales, 7 km from Freshwater West.

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Freshwater West Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Milford-Haven, 6 km from Freshwater West.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
12.1 °C

Current weather near Freshwater West

Overall Freshwater West Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • The closest passenger airport to Freshwater West is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 69 km (43 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Freshwater West is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 122 km (76 miles) away.
  • Third is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 134 km (83 miles) away.
  • Plymouth Airport (PLH) in England is 152 km (94 miles) away.
  • Waterford Airport (WAT) in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Freshwater West and is 152 km (94 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Freshwater West, Wales - Pembrokeshire. Use the tab navigation above to view Freshwater West sea temperature, Freshwater West photographs, Freshwater West detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Freshwater West webcams, current wind from Wales - Pembrokeshire live weather stations and Freshwater West tide predictions. The United Kingdom swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United Kingdom and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United Kingdom wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Freshwater West.