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Bigbury Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Bigbury Bay break guide

Bigbury Bay Surf Guide

Bigbury Bay in South Devon is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest..

Bigbury Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bigbury Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bigbury Bay 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 Bigbury Bay (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bigbury Bay 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 11% of the time in February while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 33% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
11%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
56%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
33%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Bigbury Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 09:50 Local Time
Tuesday 29
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.2
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
1.1
W
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
WNW 15
W 15
WSW 15
WSW
Wind State cross cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Bigbury Bay

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

Wind History at Bigbury Bay

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

Bigbury Bay Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 1 vote.
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  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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JIMMY from United Kingdom
“Epic when conditions are right. Very consistent banks thanks to the river-mouth.”

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