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Fishermans (Rhiw) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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Fishermans (Rhiw) Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.3 °C

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Sunday, 5 April 2020, 03:33 Local time
Sunday 05
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 6 6 5 6
Wind (km/h) 35
SE 35
SE 40
SE 45
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Fishermans(Rhiw) on Lleyn is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the northeast 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. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks and rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Aberdaron, 7 km from Fishermans (Rhiw).

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Fishermans (Rhiw) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Aberdaron (aut), 10 km from Fishermans (Rhiw).

moderate winds from the SSE

no report
Air temperature
9.3 °C

Current weather near Fishermans (Rhiw)

Buoy Data:

At Cardigan Bay Waverider Buoy, 28 miles from Fishermans (Rhiw).

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Dominant period (s) 3.8 3.2 3.9 3.9

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Overall Fishermans (Rhiw) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


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Tide stations nearest to Fishermans (Rhiw):

  • Closest tide station
    25 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    26 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    34 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    37 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    37 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Fishermans (Rhiw) is Hawarden Airport (CEG) in England, 116 km (72 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Fishermans (Rhiw) is Dublin Airport (DUB) in Ireland, 129 km (80 miles) away.
  • Third is Liverpool Airport (LPL) in England, 130 km (81 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 140 km (87 miles) away.
  • Isle Of Man Airport (IOM) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Fishermans (Rhiw) and is 140 km (87 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Fishermans (Rhiw), Wales - Lleyn. Use the tab navigation above to view Fishermans (Rhiw) sea temperature, Fishermans (Rhiw) photographs, Fishermans (Rhiw) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fishermans (Rhiw) webcams, current wind from Wales - Lleyn live weather stations and Fishermans (Rhiw) 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 Fishermans (Rhiw).