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Aberystwyth harbour trap ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.6

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Aberystwyth harbour trap Spot ID

Afternoon Surf, Aberystwyth harbour trap photo

Aberystwyth harbour trap

Photo credit: Rick Morgan (Photo By Rob Clark)

Big surf on the trap., Aberystwyth harbour trap photo

Aberystwyth harbour trap

Photo credit: Adam Lewis

More big surf on the trap, Aberystwyth harbour trap photo

Aberystwyth harbour trap

Photo credit: Adam Lewis

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.7 °C

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Saturday, 16 November 2019, 01:11 Local time
FriSaturday 16
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 6 5 6 5
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
N 15
NNE 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Aberystwyth harbour trap in Mid Wales is a reasonably exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest.. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of rips and pollution.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Aberystwyth, Wales, 6 km from Aberystwyth harbour trap.

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Aberystwyth harbour trap Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Trawscoed, 15 km from Aberystwyth harbour trap.

light winds from the N

Rain and snow or hail
Air temperature
5.2 °C

Current weather near Aberystwyth harbour trap

Overall Aberystwyth harbour trap Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

Surf stats for Aberystwyth harbour trap: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Aberystwyth harbour trap: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Aberystwyth harbour trap Location Maps

Aberystwyth harbour trap Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Aberystwyth harbour trap:

  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    18 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    48 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    49 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Burry Port
    53 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Aberystwyth harbour trap is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 95 km (59 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Aberystwyth harbour trap is Hawarden Airport (CEG) in England, 109 km (68 miles) away.
  • Third is Liverpool Airport (LPL) in England, 127 km (79 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Wales is 128 km (80 miles) away.
  • Gloucestershire Airport (GLO) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Aberystwyth harbour trap and is 144 km (89 miles) away.
Aberystwyth harbour trap break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Aberystwyth harbour trap, Wales - Mid. Use the tab navigation above to view Aberystwyth harbour trap sea temperature, Aberystwyth harbour trap photographs, Aberystwyth harbour trap detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Aberystwyth harbour trap webcams, current wind from Wales - Mid live weather stations and Aberystwyth harbour trap 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 Aberystwyth harbour trap.