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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: 8.1 °C

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Saturday, 23 March 2019, 08:31 Local time
Saturday 23
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 3 - - 4
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 25
NE 30
NE 30
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:

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Ramsgate Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Manston, 5 km from Ramsgate.

light winds from the NW

Visibility reduced by smoke
Air temperature
8.6 °C

Current weather near Ramsgate

Buoy Data:

At Goodwin Sands Waverider, 6 miles from Ramsgate.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.2
Dominant period (s) 4.5 3.0 3.0 4.8

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Overall Ramsgate Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • Second closest city location
    4 mi
  • Third closest city location
    13 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    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.