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Fairlight ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 2.2

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Fairlight Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.6 °C

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Sunday, 17 November 2019, 23:33 Local time
SunMonday 18
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 7 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
N 15
NNW 20
NNW 30
Wind State cross-
off cross-

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Fairlight on the South Coast is a fairly exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Ideal winds are from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Best around high tide. Rocks are a hazard.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Hastings, 6 km from Fairlight.

IS AT (local time)

Fairlight Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Hastings WaveNet Site, 15 km from Fairlight.


Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near Fairlight

Buoy Data:

At Hastings WaveNet Site, 9 miles from Fairlight.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 3.3 3.0 6.3 3.2

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Overall Fairlight Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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


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

Fairlight Location Maps

Fairlight Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Fairlight:

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Wave buoys nearest to Fairlight:

Tide stations nearest to Fairlight:

  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    22 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    27 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Fairlight is Lydd Airport (LYX) in U.k., 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Fairlight is Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW) in England, 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • Third is Manston Airport (MSE) in England, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Southend Airport (SEN) in England is 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Le Touquet Paris Plage Airport (LTQ) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Fairlight and is 78 km (48 miles) away.
Fairlight break location map and break info

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