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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

Llantwit Major photo

Llantwit Major

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Llantwit Major

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Llantwit Major

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.6 °C

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Sunday, 4 October 2015, 08:32 Local time
SatSunday 04
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 2 2 2 -
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 10
NW 5
NNW 10
Wind State cross-
cross 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 St.Athan, 2 km from Llantwit Major.

light winds from the E

Severe duststorm, no change
Air temperature
9.0 °C

Current weather near Llantwit Major

Overall Llantwit Major Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Llantwit Major Location Maps

Llantwit Major Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Llantwit Major:

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Wave buoys nearest to Llantwit Major:

Tide stations nearest to Llantwit Major:

  • Closest tide station
    Llantwit Major
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    13 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Llantwit Major:

  • Closest ski area
    Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom)
    178 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Raise (United Kingdom)
    219 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom)
    234 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Harwood Common (United Kingdom)
    236 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Yad Moss (United Kingdom)
    236 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Llantwit Major:

  • Closest city location
    Barry (United Kingdom)
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Coity (United Kingdom)
    11 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Cardiff (United Kingdom)
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Pontypridd (United Kingdom)
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Caerphilly (United Kingdom)
    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.