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Portinfer ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Portinfer Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.2 °C

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Monday, 24 September 2018, 07:12 Local time
Monday 24
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
NNE 20
NE 15
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Portinfer in Guernsey is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide. Watch out for rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Saint Peter Port, 6 km from Portinfer.

IS AT (local time)

Portinfer Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At close to the coast Castel wx, 2 km from Portinfer.

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Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
11.1 °C

Current weather near Portinfer

Buoy Data:

At Channel Islands Buoy, 32 miles from Portinfer.

  2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Average period (s) 6 6 6 7

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Overall Portinfer Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Portinfer is Guernsey Airport (GCI) in Guernsey Isld., 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Portinfer is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • Third is Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Lannion Airport (LAI) in France is 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Pleurtuit (Dinard) Airport (DNR), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Portinfer and is 107 km (66 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Portinfer, Guernsey. Use the tab navigation above to view Portinfer sea temperature, Portinfer photographs, Portinfer detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Portinfer webcams, current wind from Guernsey live weather stations and Portinfer 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 Portinfer.