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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 Forecast / South Coast / UK

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 BST
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Folkestone Wear Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Folkestone Wear Bay sea temperature is 10.0 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.6 max: 12.1 min: 8.8 °C)
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Folkestone Wear Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Folkestone Wear Bay sea temperature is 10.0 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.6 max: 12.1 min: 8.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 2 km away suggest it is still onshore at Folkestone Wear Bay (light winds from the SE at Capel le Ferne wx).

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1 h 32 min ago

Light
11 km/h
SE
Onshore
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How big are the waves at Folkestone Wear Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Folkestone Wear Bay at 12PM is: 0.1m 10s primary swell from a West direction and 0.4m 3s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 06:00am May 11). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (BST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)0.5ft (0.1m)10s
Afternoon (11 May)1.5ft (0.4m)9s
Evening (11 May)1.5ft (0.5m)3s

Table - waves today at Folkestone Wear Bay. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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SSW
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.4
SW
0.4
WSW
0.3
SSW
0.5
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SSW
0.3
WSW
0.3
SSW
0.1
W
0.4
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.4
SSE
0.3
S
0.3
SW
0.3
SW
0.3
SW
0.4
ENE
0.1
SW
0.3
NE
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.4
NE
0.5
NE
0.4
NE
0.3
NE
0.1
SW
0.4
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.6
SSW
0.4
SW
0.3
SSW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.7
SW
1.1
SW
1.3
SW
0.9
SW
0.6
SW
0.5
SW
0.4
SW
0.5
WSW
0.7
SW
1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
0.7
SSW
0.4
SSE
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10
SE
10
SSE
15
SSW
25
SW
20
SW
20
S
30
SW
25
SW
20
SW
20
SW
20
SW
20
SSW
5
SSE
15
E
20
E
20
ESE
15
ESE
10
SSE
10
WSW
10
SSW
5
SE
15
ENE
15
ENE
15
ENE
15
NE
15
NE
15
ENE
25
NE
20
NE
20
NE
15
ENE
5
NE
0
ESE
10
SSE
15
S
20
SSW
20
SW
20
SW
20
SSW
20
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
30
SW
35
SW
35
SW
30
WSW
25
WSW
25
WSW
20
WSW
25
WSW
35
WSW
35
WSW
40
WSW
35
WSW
35
WSW
30
WSW
30
WSW
30
WSW
30
WSW
35
WSW
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on
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
oncross-
on
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
12:21PM
6.24
12:35AM
6.33
12:53PM
6.34
1:07AM
6.38
1:25PM
6.35
1:40AM
6.34
1:58PM
6.27
2:14AM
6.20
2:32PM
6.12
2:49AM
6.00
3:08PM
5.91
3:27AM
5.74
3:49PM
5.67
4:11AM
5.48
6:11AM
0.67
6:27PM
0.71
6:44AM
0.56
7:00PM
0.62
7:17AM
0.53
7:32PM
0.62
7:49AM
0.61
8:06PM
0.72
8:23AM
0.76
8:40PM
0.89
8:58AM
0.98
9:18PM
1.12
9:37AM
1.23
10:01PM
1.38
10:23AM
1.48

Note: the tide data above is for Folkestone which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Folkestone Wear Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Folkestone Wear Bay blow from the NW

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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Saturday
15
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16
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