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Morfa Mawr ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.4

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Morfa Mawr Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.5 °C

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Sunday, 16 June 2019, 15:51 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 30
SW 25
SSW 30
Wind State on on on on

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Morfa Mawr in The Vale of Glamorgan is a fairly exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. The water quality here is rather suspect.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Briton Ferry, 7 km from Morfa Mawr.

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Morfa Mawr Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Neath, 8 km from Morfa Mawr.

light winds from the SSE

Air temperature
16 °C

Current weather near Morfa Mawr

Buoy Data:

At SEACAMS2 Swansea Bay Waverider, 6 miles from Morfa Mawr.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Dominant period (s) 5.1 5.1 5.6 5.4

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Overall Morfa Mawr Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Tide stations nearest to Morfa Mawr:

  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    7 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Morfa Mawr:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    6 mi
  • Third closest city location
    8 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    14 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Morfa Mawr is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Morfa Mawr is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 37 km (23 miles) away.
  • Third is Bristol Airport (BRS) in England, 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Bristol Filton Airport (FZO) in England is 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Exeter Airport (EXT), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Morfa Mawr and is 97 km (60 miles) away.
Morfa Mawr break location map and break info

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