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Durlston ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Durlston Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.1 °C

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Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 11:50 Local time
Tuesday 15
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 8 8 8 -
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
SW 30
WSW 25
Wind State cross-
off off

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Durlston on the South Coast is a sheltered point break that does not work very often. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west with some shelter here from southwest winds. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Best around low tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks and rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Swanage, 2 km from Durlston.

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Durlston Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP1832, 12 km from Durlston.


Air temperature
8.9 °C

Current weather near Durlston

Buoy Data:

At Boscombe Waverider, 9 miles from Durlston.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.3
Dominant period (s) 3.8 4.0 3.8 4.5

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Overall Durlston Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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

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  • The closest passenger airport to Durlston is Bournemouth Airport (BOH) in England, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Durlston is Southampton Airport (SOU), also in England, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Third is Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k., 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • Lyneham Airport (LYE) in U.k. is 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Bristol Airport (BRS) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Durlston and is 103 km (64 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Durlston, South Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Durlston sea temperature, Durlston photographs, Durlston detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Durlston webcams, current wind from South Coast live weather stations and Durlston 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 Durlston.