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Broadhaven South Surf Guide

Broadhaven South in Pembrokeshire is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has unreliable waves. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers as well as a right hand reef break.. Best around high tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

Broadhaven South Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
12.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Broadhaven South:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Broadhaven South 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 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% 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 Broadhaven South Location Map

Interactive Broadhaven South 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 Broadhaven South is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 59 km (37 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Broadhaven South is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 112 km (70 miles) away.

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Broadhaven South Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 22 May 2022, 14:59 Local Time
Sunday 22Mon
Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 6 8 8
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Broadhaven South

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

Wind History at Broadhaven South

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

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