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Broadstairs ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.0

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Broadstairs Surf Guide

Broadstairs on the South Coast is a sheltered beach break that does not work very often. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the east northeast.. Watch out for rocks.

Broadstairs Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Broadstairs:

The best conditions reported for surf at Broadstairs occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Broadstairs sea temperature, Broadstairs photographs, Broadstairs detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Broadstairs webcams, current wind from South Coast live weather stations and Broadstairs 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 Broadstairs

Broadstairs Surf:

Monday, 6 July 2020, 22:07 Local time
MonTuesday 07
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 7 - - -
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 25
NW 20
NW 15
Wind State cross-
off cross-

Tide Times:

For Broadstairs, 2 km from Broadstairs.

IS AT (local time)

Broadstairs Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At London, 1 km from Broadstairs.


Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Broadstairs

Buoy Data:

At Goodwin Sands Waverider, 7 miles from Broadstairs.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 4.8 5.0 7.1 7.1

All wavebuoys around Broadstairs

Overall Broadstairs Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

Surf stats for Broadstairs: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Broadstairs: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Broadstairs Location Maps

Broadstairs Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to South Coast surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Broadstairs

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Broadstairs:

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Wave buoys nearest to Broadstairs:

Tide stations nearest to Broadstairs:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Herne Bay
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    17 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Broadstairs is Manston Airport (MSE) in England, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Broadstairs is Calais Dunkerque Airport (CQF) in France, 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is Southend Airport (SEN) in England, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Lydd Airport (LYX) in U.k. is 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Le Touquet Paris Plage Airport (LTQ) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Broadstairs and is 94 km (58 miles) away.
Broadstairs break location map and break info