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

Overall: 2.8

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Pontllyfni Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.7 °C

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Sunday, 16 December 2018, 10:29 Local time
Sunday 16
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 6 6 9 6
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 25
SSW 20
SSW 15
Wind State cross cross-

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Pontllyfni on Lleyn is a sheltered point break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast with some shelter here from west winds. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the ideal wave angle is from the southwest.The waves is a point break that peels left. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At ws6867 Portrieux wx, 6 km from Pontllyfni.


Air temperature
6.9 °C

Current weather near Pontllyfni

Buoy Data:

At Cardigan Bay Waverider Buoy, 46 miles from Pontllyfni.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.2
Dominant period (s) 11.8 11.1 9.1 11.8

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Overall Pontllyfni Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Pontllyfni:

  • Closest city location
    30 mi
  • Second closest city location
    39 mi
  • Third closest city location
    55 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    55 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    56 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Pontllyfni is Hawarden Airport (CEG) in England, 93 km (58 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pontllyfni is Liverpool Airport (LPL), also in England, 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Third is Isle Of Man Airport (IOM) in England, 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • Blackpool Airport (BLK) in England is 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Dublin Airport (DUB) in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Pontllyfni and is 135 km (84 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pontllyfni, Wales - Lleyn. Use the tab navigation above to view Pontllyfni sea temperature, Pontllyfni photographs, Pontllyfni detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pontllyfni webcams, current wind from Wales - Lleyn live weather stations and Pontllyfni 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 Pontllyfni.