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Black Rock ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 3.0

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Black Rock Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.3 °C

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Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 12:37 Local time
Tuesday 15
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 8 8 5 6
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 20
SW 30
WSW 20
Wind State on cross-

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Black Rock in The Vale of Glamorgan is a fairly exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right Best around mid tide. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Porthcawl, 2 km from Black Rock.

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Black Rock Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Scarweather WaveNet Site, 19 km from Black Rock.


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Current weather near Black Rock

Buoy Data:

At Scarweather WaveNet Site, 12 miles from Black Rock.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Dominant period (s) 9.5 9.5 10.0 9.1

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Overall Black Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


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  • Closest city location
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    12 mi
  • Third closest city location
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    15 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    16 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Black Rock is Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Wales, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Black Rock is Swansea Airport (SWS), also in Wales, 31 km (19 miles) away.
  • Third is Bristol Airport (BRS) in England, 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • Bristol Filton Airport (FZO) in England is 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Exeter Airport (EXT), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Black Rock and is 84 km (52 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Black Rock, Wales - South East. Use the tab navigation above to view Black Rock sea temperature, Black Rock photographs, Black Rock detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Black Rock webcams, current wind from Wales - South East live weather stations and Black Rock 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 Black Rock.