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Hot pipe ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.0

Overall: 2.1

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Hot pipe Spot ID

shoreham harbour, Hot pipe photo

Hot pipe

Photo credit: Trevor Gerhardt

Type: beach


Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.7 °C

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Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 14:02 Local time
Tuesday 23Wed
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 40
WSW 40
SW 35
WSW 35
Wind State cross-

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Hot pipe in South Coast of Englandis a beach break. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide. Beware of .

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Shoreham, England, 2 km from Hot pipe.

IS AT (local time)

Hot pipe Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Norway Street Portslade wx, 1 km from Hot pipe.


Light Rain
Air temperature
10.3 °C

Current weather near Hot pipe

Buoy Data:

At Greenwich Buoy, 31 miles from Hot pipe.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Average period (s) 6 6 6 6

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Overall Hot pipe Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Hot pipe Location Maps

Hot pipe Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Hot pipe:

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Wave buoys nearest to Hot pipe:

Tide stations nearest to Hot pipe:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    13 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Hot pipe:

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Town and city forecasts close to Hot pipe:


  • The closest passenger airport to Hot pipe is Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW) in England, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hot pipe is Heathrow (London) Airport (LHR) in Engalnd, 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Third is City (London) Airport (LCY) in England, 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Southampton Airport (SOU) in England is 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Lydd Airport (LYX) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to Hot pipe and is 83 km (52 miles) away.
Hot pipe break location map and break info

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


 23rd Jan 2018 09:31:41 AM UTC: FOLLOWING ALASKA MAGNITUDE 8.2 EQ.
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