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Niton ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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Niton Spot ID

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.7 °C

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Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 01:26 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
Wind State cross-

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Niton in Isle of Wight is a reasonably exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.. Best around mid tide. Beware of rips and rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ventnor, 9 km from Niton.

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Niton Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sandown, 12 km from Niton.


Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Niton

Buoy Data:

At Greenwich Buoy, 58 miles from Niton.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Average period (s) 7 7 7 6

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Overall Niton Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Niton is Southampton Airport (SOU) in England, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Niton is Bournemouth Airport (BOH), also in England, 45 km (28 miles) away.
  • Third is Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW) in England, 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France is 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to Niton and is 106 km (66 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Niton, Isle of Wight. Use the tab navigation above to view Niton sea temperature, Niton photographs, Niton detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Niton webcams, current wind from Isle of Wight live weather stations and Niton 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 Niton.