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Hastings ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.9
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.6
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.2

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Hastings Spot ID

Hastings - White Rock  photo


Photo credit: Jeffrey DIsaster

Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.3 °C

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Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 13:06 Local time
Tuesday 11
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 13 8 8 7
Wind (km/h) 5
NNE 10
E 10
SE 15
Wind State glass cross-
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Hastings on the South Coast is a fairly exposed beach break that does not work very often. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the southwest.. Watch out for locals.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Hastings Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Old Town Hastings wx, 1 km from Hastings.


Air temperature
10.0 °C

Current weather near Hastings

Buoy Data:

At Hastings WaveNet Site, 10 miles from Hastings.

  8AM 9AM 10AM 11AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 5.9 5.7 6.5 7.4

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Overall Hastings Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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    21 mi
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    24 mi
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    26 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Hastings:


  • The closest passenger airport to Hastings is Lydd Airport (LYX) in U.k., 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hastings is Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW) in England, 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is Manston Airport (MSE) in England, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Southend Airport (SEN) in England is 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • City (London) Airport (LCY), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Hastings and is 82 km (51 miles) away.
Hastings break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hastings, South Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Hastings sea temperature, Hastings photographs, Hastings detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hastings webcams, current wind from South Coast live weather stations and Hastings 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 Hastings.