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Oxwich Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.7
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 3.2

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Oxwich Bay Spot ID

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Oxwich Bay

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Oxwich Bay

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Oxwich Bay

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.3 °C

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Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 18:04 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.3
WSW
0.2
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Period (s) 10 10 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 0
NNE 5
ESE 15
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Oxwich Bay on Gower is a sheltered beach break that has quite consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Still reasonable in light onshore winds Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Boiler Left, 5 km from Oxwich Bay.

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Oxwich Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pennard Southgate wx, 6 km from Oxwich Bay.

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13.9 °C

Current weather near Oxwich Bay

Overall Oxwich Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to Oxwich Bay:

  • Closest city location
    8 mi
  • Second closest city location
    11 mi
  • Third closest city location
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    17 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    26 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Oxwich Bay is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Oxwich Bay is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Third is Bristol Airport (BRS) in England, 102 km (63 miles) away.
  • Exeter Airport (EXT) in England is 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Bristol Filton Airport (FZO), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Oxwich Bay and is 109 km (68 miles) away.
Oxwich Bay break location map and break info

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