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Horton ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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Horton Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.0 °C

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Friday, 15 December 2017, 16:01 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.4
NW
1.4
NW
1.1
NW
1.0
NW
Period (s) 6 7 6 6
Wind (km/h) 35
N 30
N 25
N 25
NNW
Wind State off off off off

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Horton on Gower is a reasonably exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the north. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Boiler Left, 2 km from Horton.

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Horton Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP947, 5 km from Horton.

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Air temperature
7.8 °C

Current weather near Horton

Overall Horton Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Horton:

  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    12 mi
  • Third closest city location
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    28 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Horton is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Horton is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Third is Bristol Airport (BRS) in England, 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Exeter Airport (EXT) in England is 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Bristol Filton Airport (FZO), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Horton and is 111 km (69 miles) away.
Horton break location map and break info

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