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

Overall: 2.5

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Portslade Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.8 °C

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Saturday, 16 December 2017, 20:49 Local time
SatSunday 17
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 8 - 6 5
Wind (km/h) 25
NNW 15
NNW 10
NW 10
Wind State cross-

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Portslade on the South Coast is a fairly exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the north. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave direction is from the southwest.. Best around high tide. It's sometimes crowded here.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Shoreham, England, 1 km from Portslade.

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Portslade Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Shoreham By Sea Shoreham by Sea wx, 1 km from Portslade.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
5.7 °C

Current weather near Portslade

Buoy Data:

At Greenwich Buoy, 31 miles from Portslade.

  4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Average period (s) 5 5 5 5

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Overall Portslade Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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    6 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Portslade:


  • The closest passenger airport to Portslade is Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW) in England, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Portslade is Heathrow (London) Airport (LHR) in Engalnd, 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Third is City (London) Airport (LCY) in England, 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Southampton Airport (SOU) in England is 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Lydd Airport (LYX) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to Portslade and is 84 km (52 miles) away.
Portslade break location map and break info

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