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Lynmouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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Lynmouth Spot ID

New Years Eve 2013, Lynmouth photo


Photo credit: Chris Brown (ExmoorSparky)

NewYears Eve 2013, Lynmouth photo


Photo credit: Chris Brown (Exmoorsparky)

New Years Eve 2013 Getting the Air, Lynmouth photo


Photo credit: Chris Brown (Exmoorsparky)

Type: point/rivermouth

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.0 °C

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Saturday, 19 January 2019, 05:48 Local time
Saturday 19
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 20
SSE 15
SSE 10
Wind State off off off off

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Lynmouth in North Devon is a sheltered point/rivermouth break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Beware of rocks and rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Lynmouth (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Lynmouth Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Porlock, 15 km from Lynmouth.

wind obs. (2 kph from 130 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
7 °C

Current weather near Lynmouth

Buoy Data:

At Scarweather WaveNet Site, 14 miles from Lynmouth.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.7
Dominant period (s) 15.4 15.4 - -

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Overall Lynmouth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Lynmouth Location Maps

Lynmouth Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Lynmouth:

  • Closest city location
    16 mi
  • Second closest city location
    23 mi
  • Third closest city location
    25 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    28 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    28 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Lynmouth is Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Wales, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lynmouth is Swansea Airport (SWS), also in Wales, 45 km (28 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Bristol Airport (BRS) in England is 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to Lynmouth and is 85 km (53 miles) away.
Lynmouth break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Lynmouth, Devon (North). Use the tab navigation above to view Lynmouth sea temperature, Lynmouth photographs, Lynmouth detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Lynmouth webcams, current wind from Devon (North) live weather stations and Lynmouth 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 Lynmouth.