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Sheeps Jaw ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.0

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Sheeps Jaw Spot ID

Sheeps Jaw photo

Sheeps Jaw

Photo credit: Chris martin

Sheeps Jaw Feb 2013 photo

Sheeps Jaw

Photo credit: Chris martin

Type: reef

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.5 °C

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Friday, 1 July 2016, 10:48 Local time
Friday 01
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 7 6 6 7
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 30
WSW 40
W 40
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Sheeps Jaw on Gower is a fairly exposed reef break Offshore winds blow from the south southeast with some shelter here from southwest winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. It can even get crowded enough to be dangerous.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Burry Port, 10 km from Sheeps Jaw.

IS AT (local time)

Sheeps Jaw Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pembrey Sands, 12 km from Sheeps Jaw.

fresh winds from the WSW

Air temperature
14.9 °C

Current weather near Sheeps Jaw

Overall Sheeps Jaw Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Sheeps Jaw Location Maps

Sheeps Jaw Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sheeps Jaw:

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Wave buoys nearest to Sheeps Jaw:

Tide stations nearest to Sheeps Jaw:

  • Closest tide station
    Burry Port
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    8 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    15 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Briton Ferry
    21 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Sheeps Jaw:

  • Closest ski area
    Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre
    181 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    210 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Harwood Common
    231 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Weardale Ski Club
    231 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Yad Moss
    231 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Sheeps Jaw:

  • Closest city location
    8 mi
  • Second closest city location
    16 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Briton Ferry
    21 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    22 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    33 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Sheeps Jaw is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sheeps Jaw is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • Third is Bristol Airport (BRS) in England, 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • Exeter Airport (EXT) in England is 116 km (72 miles) away.
  • Bristol Filton Airport (FZO), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Sheeps Jaw and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
Sheeps Jaw break location map and break info

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