Freshwater West Spot ID
Type: beach and reef
Best: Swell W | Wind ENE
Sea Temperature Today is: 11.6 °C
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.
Overall Freshwater West Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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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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