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Crabart ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 2.6

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Crabart Surf Guide

Crabart on Gower is a fairly exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the north with some shelter here from northwest winds. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A right hand reef break. Best around low tide. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Crabart Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
11.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Crabart:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Crabart with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in January while 54% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 38% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
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
38%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Crabart Location Map

Interactive Crabart 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 Crabart is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Crabart is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 69 km (43 miles) away.

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Crabart Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 11:03 Local Time
Sunday 16
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 2.1
WSW
2.1
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.3
WSW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 15
SE 10
NNW 20
WNW
Wind State on cross-
on
off cross-
off

What does Crabart look like?

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Swell History at Crabart

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

Wind History at Crabart

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

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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away

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