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Kenfig Sands ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Kenfig Sands Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.1 °C

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Friday, 20 October 2017, 22:39 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.9
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Period (s) 7 8 9 11
Wind (km/h) 40
S 35
SW 45
SSW 55
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Kenfig Sands in The Vale of Glamorgan is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips / crowds / rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Pyle, 4 km from Kenfig Sands.

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Kenfig Sands Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Clevisfield Avenue Porthcawl wx, 6 km from Kenfig Sands.

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Overall Kenfig Sands Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Tide stations nearest to Kenfig Sands:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    10 mi
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    10 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Kenfig Sands:

  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    9 mi
  • Third closest city location
    10 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    15 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Kenfig Sands is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kenfig Sands is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is Bristol Airport (BRS) in England, 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Bristol Filton Airport (FZO) in England is 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Exeter Airport (EXT), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Kenfig Sands and is 90 km (56 miles) away.
Kenfig Sands break location map and break info

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