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

Overall: 2.4

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Ramsgate Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.6 °C

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Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 14:40 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 50
WSW 45
WSW 45
WSW 40
Wind State cross-

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Ramsgate on the South Coast is a sheltered beach break that does not work very often. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the optimum wave angle is from the southwest.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Watch out for rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Ramsgate (0 km).

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Ramsgate Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Dover, 20 km from Ramsgate.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Ramsgate

Buoy Data:

At Sandettie Buoy, 23 miles from Ramsgate.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Average period (s) 6 7 6 6

All wavebuoys around Ramsgate

Overall Ramsgate Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Ramsgate Location Maps

Ramsgate Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ramsgate:

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Wave buoys nearest to Ramsgate:

Tide stations nearest to Ramsgate:

  • Closest tide station
    0 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Herne Bay
    13 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    16 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Ramsgate:

  • Closest ski area
    Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom)
    219 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Hellenthal-Skiarena Weisser Stein (Germany)
    225 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Thalfang-Erbeskopf (Germany)
    272 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom)
    275 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Castleside (United Kingdom)
    278 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Ramsgate:

  • Closest city location
    Ramsgate (United Kingdom)
    0 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Margate (United Kingdom)
    4 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Herne Bay (United Kingdom)
    13 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Dover (United Kingdom)
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Canterbury (United Kingdom)
    16 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ramsgate is Manston Airport (MSE) in England, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ramsgate is Lydd Airport (LYX) in U.k., 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Calais Dunkerque Airport (CQF) in France, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Southend Airport (SEN) in England is 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Le Touquet Paris Plage Airport (LTQ) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Ramsgate and is 92 km (57 miles) away.
Ramsgate break location map and break info

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