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West Wittering ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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West Wittering Spot ID

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Type: beach/groynes

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.6 °C

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Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 06:40 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 7 7 7 2
Wind (km/h) 15
N 20
N 15
WNW 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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West Wittering on the South Coast is a sheltered beach/groynes break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the best wave direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of groynes, rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For East Wittering, 3 km from West Wittering.

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West Wittering Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At ThorneyIsland(aut), 4 km from West Wittering.

light winds from the NW

Rain and snow or hail
Air temperature
14.5 °C

Current weather near West Wittering

Buoy Data:

At Hayling Island Waverider, 4 miles from West Wittering.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.2
Dominant period (s) 7.7 4.3 4.3 4.2

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Overall West Wittering Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • The closest passenger airport to West Wittering is Southampton Airport (SOU) in England, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to West Wittering is Bournemouth Airport (BOH), also in England, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW) in England, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Heathrow (London) Airport (LHR) in Engalnd is 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • City (London) Airport (LCY) in England is the fifth nearest airport to West Wittering and is 106 km (66 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for West Wittering, South Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view West Wittering sea temperature, West Wittering photographs, West Wittering detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, West Wittering webcams, current wind from South Coast live weather stations and West Wittering 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 West Wittering.