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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 break guidePhoto by: Adam Lewis

Aberystwyth harbour trap Surf Guide

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.

Aberystwyth harbour trap Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  reefReefIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Aberystwyth harbour trap:

The best conditions reported for surf at Aberystwyth harbour trap occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Aberystwyth harbour trap with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in January while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 57% 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
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
57%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Aberystwyth harbour trap Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 07:51 Local Time
Tuesday 29
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.4
SW
0.3
SW
0.4
SW
0.5
SW
Period (s) 5 5 5 3
Wind (km/h) 5
W 10
WSW 10
WSW 10
SSW
Wind State glass cross-
on
cross-
on
cross

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Swell History at Aberystwyth harbour trap

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Wind History at Aberystwyth harbour trap

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