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Arbroath ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Arbroath Surf Guide

Arbroath on the East Coast is a sheltered beach and point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the north. The beach break provides left and right handers and there is a left hand point break too. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rips and rocks.

Arbroath Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and pointIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
5.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Arbroath:

The best conditions reported for surf at Arbroath occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Arbroath with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in March while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 96% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
0%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
96%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Arbroath Location Map

Interactive Arbroath 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 Arbroath is Leuchars Airport (ADX) in U.k, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Arbroath is Dundee Airport (DND), also in U.k, 29 km (18 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Arbroath Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 05:29 Local Time
Wednesday 03
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) -
-
-
-
-
-
0.1
N
Period (s) - - - 11
Wind (km/h) 0
N 5
NE 10
NE 10
NE
Wind State glass glass cross cross

Swell History at Arbroath

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

Wind History at Arbroath

Wind stats for Arbroath, 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 Arbroath. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    13km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    21km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    26km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: inconsistent
    28km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    30km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Arbroath: