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Aberffraw ratings
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Aberffraw Surf Guide

Aberffraw in Anglesy is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Aberffraw Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
8.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Aberffraw:

The best conditions reported for surf at Aberffraw occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Aberffraw (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Aberffraw with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in February while 54% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 41% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
5%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
54%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
41%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Aberffraw Location Map

Interactive Aberffraw surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Aberffraw is Hawarden Airport (CEG) in England, 99 km (61 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Aberffraw is Isle Of Man Airport (IOM), also in England, 101 km (63 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Aberffraw Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 17 January 2021, 16:41 Local Time
Sunday 17Mon
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 0.9
WNW
0.9
W
0.9
W
1.0
W
Period (s) 5 5 4 5
Wind (km/h) 20
W 25
W 25
WSW 25
WSW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Aberffraw

Surf stats for Aberffraw, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Aberffraw

Wind stats for Aberffraw, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Aberffraw. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach reef and point
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    13km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Aberffraw: