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Brandenburg Westerland (Sylt) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Nordsee (North Sea), Germany)

Brandenburg Westerland (Sylt) Surf Guide

Brandenburg Westerland in Sylt is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the ideal wave angle is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Brandenburg Westerland (Sylt) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Brandenburg Westerland (Sylt):

The best conditions reported for surf at Brandenburg Westerland (Sylt) occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Brandenburg Westerland (Sylt) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 6% of the time in May while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 51% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Brandenburg Westerland (Sylt) Location Map

Interactive Brandenburg Westerland (Sylt) 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 Brandenburg Westerland (Sylt) is Westerland Sylt Airport (GWT) in Germany, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Brandenburg Westerland (Sylt) is Esbjerg Airport (EBJ) in Denmark, 70 km (43 miles) away.

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Brandenburg Westerland (Sylt) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 18:16 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) - 4 3 17
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Brandenburg Westerland (Sylt)

Surf stats for Brandenburg Westerland (Sylt), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Brandenburg Westerland (Sylt)

Wind stats for Brandenburg Westerland (Sylt), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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