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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 Surf Guide

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.

Durlston Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
18.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Durlston:

The best conditions reported for surf at Durlston occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:
United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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


Durlston Surf:

Saturday, 15 August 2020, 03:35 Local time
Saturday 15
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.4
SW
0.3
SW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
Period (s) 5 5 4 4
Wind (km/h) 5
NNW 5
NNE 5
NNE 5
NNE
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross-
on
glass



Tide Times:

For Swanage, 2 km from Durlston.

IS AT (local time)

Durlston Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At Boscombe Waverider, 15 km from Durlston.

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Air temperature
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Current weather near Durlston

Buoy Data:

At Boscombe Waverider, 9 miles from Durlston.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
Dominant period (s) 5.0 5.0 4.5 4.8

All wavebuoys around Durlston

Overall Durlston Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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


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


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Durlston Location Maps

Durlston Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Durlston:

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Wave buoys nearest to Durlston:

Tide stations nearest to Durlston:

  • Closest tide station
    Swanage
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Bournemouth
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Poole
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Christchurch
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Lymington
    21 mi

Airports

  • 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.
Durlston break location map and break info