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Folkestone Wear Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.7

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Folkestone Wear Bay Surf Guide

Folkestone Wear Bay in South Coast of England is a fairly exposed point break that has inconsistent surf. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the southwest. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of - Rocks - Pollution.

Folkestone Wear Bay Spot Info

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Surfing Folkestone Wear Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Folkestone Wear Bay occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Folkestone Wear Bay sea temperature, Folkestone Wear Bay photographs, Folkestone Wear Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Folkestone Wear Bay webcams, current wind from South Coast live weather stations and Folkestone Wear Bay 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 Folkestone Wear Bay

Folkestone Wear Bay Surf:

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 11:09 Local time
Tuesday 07
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 5 2 - -
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 20
SW 25
SW 25
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

Tide Times:

For Folkestone, 2 km from Folkestone Wear Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Folkestone Wear Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Folkestone, 5 km from Folkestone Wear Bay.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Folkestone Wear Bay

Buoy Data:

At Folkestone Waverider, 4 miles from Folkestone Wear Bay.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.3
Dominant period (s) 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.0

All wavebuoys around Folkestone Wear Bay

Overall Folkestone Wear Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Folkestone Wear Bay: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Folkestone Wear Bay: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Folkestone Wear Bay photo

Folkestone Wear Bay

Photo credit: Ruth Allen

Folkestone Wear Bay Location Maps

Folkestone Wear Bay Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to South Coast surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Folkestone Wear Bay

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Wave buoys nearest to Folkestone Wear Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Folkestone Wear Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    19 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Folkestone Wear Bay is Lydd Airport (LYX) in U.k., 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Folkestone Wear Bay is Manston Airport (MSE) in England, 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • Third is Calais Dunkerque Airport (CQF) in France, 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Southend Airport (SEN) in England is 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Le Touquet Paris Plage Airport (LTQ) in France is the fifth nearest airport to Folkestone Wear Bay and is 70 km (43 miles) away.
Folkestone Wear Bay break location map and break info