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Dawlish Warren ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 1.3
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Dawlish Warren Spot ID

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Dawlish Warren

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Dawlish Warren

Photo credit: Matt Rawlings

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.4 °C

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Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 19:26 Local time
Tuesday 10Wed
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 9 9 10 10
Wind (km/h) 55
SSW 40
WNW 25
W 25
Wind State cross-

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Dawlish Warren in South Devon is a sheltered beach break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the south southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. It's sometimes crowded here.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Dawlish, 2 km from Dawlish Warren.

IS AT (local time)

Dawlish Warren Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Dawlish Waverider, 2 km from Dawlish Warren.


Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near Dawlish Warren

Buoy Data:

At Dawlish Waverider, 1 miles from Dawlish Warren.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.9
Dominant period (s) 6.7 5.6 6.7 6.3

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Overall Dawlish Warren Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December


Surf stats for Dawlish Warren: see the swell variation by month.

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

Dawlish Warren Location Maps

Dawlish Warren Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Dawlish Warren:

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Wave buoys nearest to Dawlish Warren:

Tide stations nearest to Dawlish Warren:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Newton Abbot
    8 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    9 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Dawlish Warren is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Dawlish Warren is Plymouth Airport (PLH), also in England, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k., 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Wales is 89 km (55 miles) away.
  • Bristol Airport (BRS) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Dawlish Warren and is 101 km (63 miles) away.
Dawlish Warren break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Dawlish Warren, Devon (South). Use the tab navigation above to view Dawlish Warren sea temperature, Dawlish Warren photographs, Dawlish Warren detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Dawlish Warren webcams, current wind from Devon (South) live weather stations and Dawlish Warren 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 Dawlish Warren.