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Sker ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.2

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Sker

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Sker

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.8 °C

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Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 10:44 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.3
WSW
2.2
WSW
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 45
SW 45
WSW 40
WSW 40
WSW
Wind State cross-
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Sker in The Vale of Glamorgan is a fairly exposed beach and point break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Beware of crowds / jellyfish.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Porthcawl, 4 km from Sker.

IS AT (local time)

Sker Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Neath, 16 km from Sker.

light winds from the SW

km/h
Air temperature
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Current weather near Sker

Buoy Data:

At Pembroke Buoy, 58 miles from Sker.

  4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 3.1
3.3
3.9
4.4
Average period (s) 6 7 7 7

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Overall Sker Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Sker Location Maps

Sker Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sker:

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Wave buoys nearest to Sker:

Tide stations nearest to Sker:

  • Closest tide station
    Porthcawl
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Pyle
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Briton Ferry
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Mumbles
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Swansea
    11 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Sker:

  • Closest ski area
    Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom)
    175 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Raise (United Kingdom)
    213 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom)
    230 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Harwood Common (United Kingdom)
    231 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Yad Moss (United Kingdom)
    231 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Sker:

  • Closest city location
    Coity (United Kingdom)
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Briton Ferry (United Kingdom)
    9 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Neath (United Kingdom)
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Swansea (United Kingdom)
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Rhondda (United Kingdom)
    16 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Sker is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 25 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sker is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • Third is Bristol Airport (BRS) in England, 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Bristol Filton Airport (FZO) in England is 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Exeter Airport (EXT), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Sker and is 88 km (55 miles) away.
Sker break location map and break info

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