Niton ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

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Niton Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Isle of Wight, UK)


Niton Spot ID:

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.6 °C

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Friday, 27 March 2015, 17:19 Local time

Friday 27 Sat
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 10 9 8 11
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 20
SW 20
S 30
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Niton in Isle of Wight is a reasonably exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the point tend to peel to the left. Best around mid tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rips and rocks.

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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 St.Catherines Pt., 1 km from Niton.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
8.8 °C

Current weather near Niton

Buoy Data:

At Greenwich Buoy, 58 miles from Niton.

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

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Overall Niton Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Niton:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Ventnor 4 mi
Second closest break Shanklin (Hope Beach) 6 mi
Third closest break Compton Bay 11 mi
Fourth closest break Freshwater Bay 11 mi
Fifth closest break Whitecliff Bay 11 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Niton:

Closest wave buoy Greenwich Buoy 58 mi
Second closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 85 mi
Third closest wave buoy Sandettie Buoy 140 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Pembroke Buoy 180 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Aberporth Buoy 183 mi

Tide stations nearest to Niton:

Closest tide station Ventnor 6 mi
Second closest tide station Ryde 11 mi
Third closest tide station Cowes 12 mi
Fourth closest tide station Freshwater 12 mi
Fifth closest tide station Lee-on-the-Solent 16 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Niton:

Closest ski area Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom) 223 mi
Second closest ski area Raise (United Kingdom) 284 mi
Third closest ski area Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom) 286 mi
Fourth closest ski area Harwood Common (United Kingdom) 290 mi
Fifth closest ski area Yad Moss (United Kingdom) 291 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Niton:

Closest city location Gosport (United Kingdom) 17 mi
Second closest city location Portsmouth (United Kingdom) 19 mi
Third closest city location Fareham (United Kingdom) 20 mi
Fourth closest city location Christchurch (United Kingdom) 24 mi
Fifth closest city location Havant (United Kingdom) 24 mi
  • 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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