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Ventnor ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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Ventnor Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.7 °C

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Thursday, 16 August 2018, 10:57 Local time
Thursday 16
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 6 6 8 6
Wind (km/h) 35
WSW 20
W 15
WSW 20
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Ventnor in Isle of Wight is a quite exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave angle is from the south southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Take care to avoid the rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ventnor, 2 km from Ventnor.

IS AT (local time)

Ventnor Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Witbank Gardens Shanklin wx, 6 km from Ventnor.


Air temperature
17.7 °C

Current weather near Ventnor

Buoy Data:

At Greenwich Buoy, 55 miles from Ventnor.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Average period (s) 5 5 5 5

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Overall Ventnor Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

The rose diagram shows the variation of swells directed at Ventnor over a normal August... (show all text)

This picture illustrates how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from different ... (show all text)

The two graphs above are also combined in the single Ventnor surf consistency graph.

Also see Ventnor surf quality by season and Ventnor surf quality by month.

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Ventnor Location Maps

Ventnor Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Ventnor:


  • The closest passenger airport to Ventnor is Southampton Airport (SOU) in England, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ventnor is Bournemouth Airport (BOH), also in England, 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Third is Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW) in England, 94 km (58 miles) away.
  • Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France is 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to Ventnor and is 111 km (69 miles) away.
Ventnor break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ventnor, Isle of Wight. Use the tab navigation above to view Ventnor sea temperature, Ventnor photographs, Ventnor detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ventnor webcams, current wind from Isle of Wight live weather stations and Ventnor 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 Ventnor.