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Saunton ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.8
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.8

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Saunton Spot ID

El Gringo At Saunton Sands photo

Saunton

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Saunton

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Saunton

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.7 °C

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 01:30 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.2
WSW
1.0
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.7
WSW
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 20
E 25
E 25
E
Wind State cross-
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Saunton in North Devon is a quite exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east with some shelter here from north winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break provides left and right handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Braunton, 3 km from Saunton.

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Saunton Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Coastal Northam wx, 7 km from Saunton.

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Current weather near Saunton

Overall Saunton Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Saunton is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Saunton is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Plymouth Airport (PLH) in England is 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Saunton and is 92 km (57 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Saunton, Devon (North). Use the tab navigation above to view Saunton sea temperature, Saunton photographs, Saunton detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Saunton webcams, current wind from Devon (North) live weather stations and Saunton 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 Saunton.