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Ogmore-by-Sea ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.7
Crowds: 3.0

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Ogmore-by-Sea Spot ID

Ogmore-by-Sea photo

Ogmore-by-Sea

Photo credit: Karen James

A good day surfing - unknown surfer, Ogmore-by-Sea photo

Ogmore-by-Sea

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A rare great day, Ogmore-by-Sea photo

Ogmore-by-Sea

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Ogmore Rivermouth, Ogmore-by-Sea photo

Ogmore-by-Sea

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Type: river

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.4 °C

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Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 03:40 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.1
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0.9
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Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 30
WNW 30
WNW 30
WNW 35
WNW
Wind State cross-
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Ogmore-by-Sea in The Vale of Glamorgan is a fairly exposed river break but has quite inconsistent surf, summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the north through to east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. When it works the river break produces short left handers and longer rights. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include rips and pollution.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Porthcawl, 5 km from Ogmore-by-Sea.

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Ogmore-by-Sea Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At St.Athan, 16 km from Ogmore-by-Sea.

light winds from the WNW

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Air temperature
12.3 °C

Current weather near Ogmore-by-Sea

Buoy Data:

At Pembroke Buoy, 63 miles from Ogmore-by-Sea.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.8
1.6
1.6
1.7
Average period (s) 5 5 5 5

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Overall Ogmore-by-Sea Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Also see Ogmore-by-Sea surf quality by season and Ogmore-by-Sea surf quality by month.

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Ogmore-by-Sea Location Maps

Ogmore-by-Sea Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ogmore-by-Sea:

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Wave buoys nearest to Ogmore-by-Sea:

Tide stations nearest to Ogmore-by-Sea:

  • Closest tide station
    Porthcawl
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Pyle
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Llantwit Major
    8 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Briton Ferry
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Neath
    15 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Ogmore-by-Sea:

  • Closest ski area
    Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom)
    176 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Raise (United Kingdom)
    215 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom)
    231 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Harwood Common (United Kingdom)
    232 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Yad Moss (United Kingdom)
    232 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Ogmore-by-Sea:

  • Closest city location
    Coity (United Kingdom)
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Briton Ferry (United Kingdom)
    14 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Barry (United Kingdom)
    15 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Neath (United Kingdom)
    15 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Rhondda (United Kingdom)
    15 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Ogmore-by-Sea is Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Wales, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ogmore-by-Sea is Swansea Airport (SWS), also in Wales, 34 km (21 miles) away.
  • Third is Bristol Airport (BRS) in England, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Bristol Filton Airport (FZO) in England is 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Exeter Airport (EXT), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Ogmore-by-Sea and is 83 km (52 miles) away.
Ogmore-by-Sea break location map and break info

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