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Llantwit Major ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.1
Difficulty Level: 2.9
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.1

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Llantwit Major Spot ID

Surf Kayaking. Overhead and dumping.., Llantwit Major photo

Llantwit Major

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Great waves at Llantwit, Llantwit Major photo

Llantwit Major

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 7.5 °C

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Friday, 18 January 2019, 18:59 Local time
FriSaturday 19
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 7 7 15 14
Wind (km/h) 30
SSE 20
SSE 20
SSE 20
Wind State cross-

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Llantwit Major in The Vale of Glamorgan is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break favours left handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rocks, rips and pollution.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Llantwit Major, 4 km from Llantwit Major.

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Llantwit Major Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Saint Athan RAF Airport, 2 km from Llantwit Major.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
6 °C

Current weather near Llantwit Major

Buoy Data:

At Minehead Waverider, 11 miles from Llantwit Major.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Dominant period (s) 4.5 4.2 3.4 9.1

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Overall Llantwit Major Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Llantwit Major:

  • Closest city location
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    11 mi
  • Third closest city location
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    17 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Llantwit Major is Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Wales, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Llantwit Major is Swansea Airport (SWS), also in Wales, 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Third is Bristol Airport (BRS) in England, 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Bristol Filton Airport (FZO) in England is 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to Llantwit Major and is 70 km (43 miles) away.
Llantwit Major break location map and break info

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