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Westward Ho ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.7

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Westward Ho Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.8 °C

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Sunday, 21 January 2018, 22:46 Local time
SunMonday 22
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 10 10 10 11
Wind (km/h) 35
W 30
W 25
W 30
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Westward Ho in North Devon is a reasonably exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. The ideal swell direction from the west northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bideford, 4 km from Westward Ho.

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Westward Ho Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At 100 yds from the sea Westward Ho wx, 1 km from Westward Ho.


Air temperature
10.1 °C

Current weather near Westward Ho

Overall Westward Ho Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Westward Ho is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 63 km (39 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Westward Ho is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • Third is Plymouth Airport (PLH) in England, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Wales is 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Westward Ho and is 86 km (53 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Westward Ho, Devon (North). Use the tab navigation above to view Westward Ho sea temperature, Westward Ho photographs, Westward Ho detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Westward Ho webcams, current wind from Devon (North) live weather stations and Westward Ho 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 Westward Ho.