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Ringstead Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Ringstead Bay Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 7.2 °C

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Sunday, 18 March 2018, 00:05 Local time
SatSunday 18
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 18 18 17
Wind (km/h) 35
NE 30
NE 35
ENE 45
Wind State off off off off

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Ringstead Bay in South Coast of England is a fairly exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. There is no reef break. Best around high tide. Rocks are a hazard.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Weymouth, England, 8 km from Ringstead Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Ringstead Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Isle Of Portland, 16 km from Ringstead Bay.

fresh winds from the NE

patches of fog
Air temperature
-0.8 °C

Current weather near Ringstead Bay

Buoy Data:

At Channel Islands Buoy, 57 miles from Ringstead Bay.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 2.4
Average period (s) 8 8 7 7

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Overall Ringstead Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Ringstead Bay Location Maps

Ringstead Bay Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Ringstead Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    8 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    17 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Ringstead Bay:

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Town and city forecasts close to Ringstead Bay:


  • The closest passenger airport to Ringstead Bay is Bournemouth Airport (BOH) in England, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ringstead Bay is Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k., 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Southampton Airport (SOU) in England is 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Bristol Airport (BRS), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Ringstead Bay and is 88 km (55 miles) away.
Ringstead Bay break location map and break info

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