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Boiler Left ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.5

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Boiler Left Surf Guide

Boiler Left on Gower is a reasonably exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the northeast with some shelter here from northwest winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is no beach break and there is left hand reef break too.. Best around low tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Boiler Left Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
10.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Boiler Left:

The best conditions reported for surf at Boiler Left 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 Boiler Left (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Boiler Left 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 5% of the time in February while 54% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 41% 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
54%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
41%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Boiler Left Location Map

Interactive Boiler Left 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 Boiler Left is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Boiler Left is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 63 km (39 miles) away.

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Boiler Left Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 17:08 Local Time
Monday 19Tue
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
ESE 5
SE 0
NW 5
N
Wind State cross-
off
cross glass cross-
off

Swell History at Boiler Left

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

Wind History at Boiler Left

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

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