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Camber Sands ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Camber Sands Surf Guide

Camber Sands on the South Coast is a reasonably exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights.

Camber Sands Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent15.6°C

Surfing Camber Sands:

The best conditions reported for surf at Camber Sands occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

Camber Sands Surf:

Monday, 6 July 2020, 22:43 Local time
MonTuesday 07
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 15
NNW 10
Wind State cross cross-

Tide Times:

At Camber Sands (0 km).

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Camber Sands Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lydd Airport, 9 km from Camber Sands.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
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Current weather near Camber Sands

Buoy Data:

At Hastings WaveNet Site, 13 miles from Camber Sands.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Dominant period (s) 5.9 5.7 5.9 5.7

All wavebuoys around Camber Sands

Overall Camber Sands Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July


Surf stats for Camber Sands: see the swell variation by month.

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

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Camber Sands Location Maps

Camber Sands 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 Camber Sands

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Camber Sands:

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Wave buoys nearest to Camber Sands:

Tide stations nearest to Camber Sands:

  • Closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    15 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    20 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Camber Sands is Lydd Airport (LYX) in U.k., 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Camber Sands is Manston Airport (MSE) in England, 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • Third is Southend Airport (SEN) in England, 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW) in England is 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Le Touquet Paris Plage Airport (LTQ) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Camber Sands and is 74 km (46 miles) away.
Camber Sands break location map and break info