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Mothecombe ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.4

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Mothecombe Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.4 °C

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Monday, 22 July 2019, 11:33 Local time
Monday 22
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 8 8 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
SW 15
SW 10
Wind State on on on on

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Mothecombe in South Devon is a sheltered beach break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north with some shelter here from southwest winds. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the optimum wave angle is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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At Plymouth, 9 km from Mothecombe.


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Current weather near Mothecombe

Buoy Data:

At Start Bay Waverider, 14 miles from Mothecombe.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.3
Dominant period (s) 2.6 3.8 3.7 5.0

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Overall Mothecombe Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Mothecombe is Plymouth Airport (PLH) in England, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mothecombe is Exeter Airport (EXT), also in England, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Third is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k. is 121 km (75 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Mothecombe and is 129 km (80 miles) away.
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