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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

Overall: 1.9

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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: 17.4 °C

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Saturday, 23 July 2016, 16:02 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 10
W 5
SW 10
SW
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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.

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Sker Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Neath, 16 km from Sker.

light winds from the S

km/h
Air temperature
22 °C

Current weather near Sker

Overall Sker Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    9 mi
  • Third closest city location
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    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.
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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.