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Puttsborough ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.9

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Puttsborough Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.0 °C

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Thursday, 16 August 2018, 03:03 Local time
Thursday 16
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 35
WSW 30
W 30
WNW 30
Wind State cross-

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Puttsborough in North Devon 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 with some shelter here from south southwest winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Hazards include rips and crowds.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Braunton, 6 km from Puttsborough.

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Puttsborough Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Chivenor RAF, 9 km from Puttsborough.

moderate winds from the WSW

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Air temperature
17.8 °C

Current weather near Puttsborough

Overall Puttsborough Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    26 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    31 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Puttsborough:


  • The closest passenger airport to Puttsborough is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 52 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Puttsborough is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Plymouth Airport (PLH) in England is 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Puttsborough and is 96 km (60 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Puttsborough, Devon (North). Use the tab navigation above to view Puttsborough sea temperature, Puttsborough photographs, Puttsborough detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Puttsborough webcams, current wind from Devon (North) live weather stations and Puttsborough 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 Puttsborough.