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

Overall: 2.2

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Skegness Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.5 °C

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 04:15 Local time
Wednesday 26
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 35
SW 35
SW 35
WSW 25
Wind State cross-

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Skegness in Lincolnshire is a quite exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the west. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Skegness, 3 km from Skegness.

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Skegness Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Chapel Point Waverider, 10 km from Skegness.


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Current weather near Skegness

Buoy Data:

At Chapel Point Waverider, 6 miles from Skegness.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Dominant period (s) 3.3 3.4 3.8 4.3

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Overall Skegness Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Skegness is Coningsby Airport (QCY) in England, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Skegness is Waddington Airport (WTN) in U.k., 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Third is Marham Airport (KNF) in U.k., 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Humberside Airport (HUY) in England is 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Coltishall Airport (CLF), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Skegness and is 81 km (50 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Skegness, Lincolnshire. Use the tab navigation above to view Skegness sea temperature, Skegness photographs, Skegness detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Skegness webcams, current wind from Lincolnshire live weather stations and Skegness 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 Skegness.