St Ouen's Bay - Watersplash Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell W | Wind E
Sea Temperature Today is: 11.7 °C
St Ouen's Bay - Watersplash in Jersey is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. 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. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Hazards include rocks / rips.
For Plemont, 5 km from St Ouen's Bay - Watersplash.
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At Jersey Airport, 2 km from St Ouen's Bay - Watersplash.
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At Channel Islands Buoy, 56 miles from St Ouen's Bay - Watersplash.
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Overall St Ouen's Bay - Watersplash Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Visitor Reviews of St Ouen's Bay - Watersplash
“To surf at St Ouen there must be not too much swell or period as with most fairly flat beaches. About 4-5 ft with about 12-13 seconds max period is about as good as it gets. ANY MORE SIZE AND/OR PERIOD WILL START TO CLOSE OUT THE BEACH.
The second aspect about St Ouens is the tide. We have fairly big tides in Jersey. About an hour and a half after low tide is good for the Watersplash, if the tide is over 29-30 ft then it will hit the sea wall, so plenty of backwash, bearing in mind we have tides up to 39+ ft you see the dilemma for Jersey surfers. When the tide is hitting the wall you can try some other spots either side of the Watersplash, the further you go from the Watersplash will deter how much tide it can handle.
If the surf is blown out by a big westerly or south westerly storm you have to head for the north coast and surf Greve, a dumpy shorebreak, great for bodyboarding and barrels if your of a fairly good standard. If it's howling westerly or north west you can head to St Brelades which is quite sheletered, whilst lacking some of the power of St Ouens if can have a nice shape depending on the tide.
The forecasts on this website are absolutely spot on for Jersey, much more accurate than some " Magic " forecasts, especially the power of the swell, if you see it creeping above 500-600 joules then you also know it may start to close out due to the larger period the swell most likely has.”
Matt from JERSEY - 31 Jan 2017
Ski Resorts closest to St Ouen's Bay - Watersplash:
Town and city forecasts close to St Ouen's Bay - Watersplash:
- The closest passenger airport to St Ouen's Bay - Watersplash is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to St Ouen's Bay - Watersplash is Guernsey Airport (GCI) in Guernsey Isld., 36 km (22 miles) away.
- Third is Pleurtuit (Dinard) Airport (DNR) in France, 71 km (44 miles) away.
- Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France is 73 km (45 miles) away.
- Armor (St.-brieuc Armor) Airport (SBK), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to St Ouen's Bay - Watersplash and is 88 km (55 miles) away.
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