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Folkestone ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 1.7
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.9

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Folkestone Surf Forecast / South Coast / UK

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Sunday 09 May 2021 BST
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Folkestone surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Folkestone sea temperature is 9.3 °C (Statistics for 09 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.4 max: 12.1 min: 8.8 °C)
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Folkestone surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Folkestone sea temperature is 9.3 °C (Statistics for 09 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.4 max: 12.1 min: 8.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Folkestone (light winds from the S at Capel le Ferne wx 3 km from Folkestone).

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1 h 19 min ago

Light
8 km/h
S
Clean
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How big are the waves at Folkestone today?

The current surf forecast for Folkestone at 7AM is: 0.7m 4s primary swell from a South direction and 0.1m 11s secondary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 12:00am May 09). An open ocean swell of 0.1m 7s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (BST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (09 May)2ft (0.6m)4s
Afternoon (09 May)1.5ft (0.5m)4s
Evening (09 May)2ft (0.6m)4s

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

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Rating
(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
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM
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T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
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0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
S
0.6
S
0.5
S
0.4
SSW
0.1
W
0.8
S
0.3
WSW
0.7
S
0.9
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.5
S
0.4
SSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
SSW
0.3
WSW
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.6
SSW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
SSW
0.5
SSE
0.4
SW
0.6
SW
0.4
SW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SW
0.5
SW
0.4
SW
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
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20
SSW
25
S
20
S
15
S
20
SSW
20
SSW
10
SW
15
SSW
20
S
15
SW
20
SW
30
SW
40
SW
35
SSW
25
SW
15
SSW
10
SSW
5
SSW
10
SE
15
SSE
15
S
15
SSW
30
WSW
10
S
15
SSE
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
SW
25
SW
15
SSW
10
SSE
10
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSW
10
SW
10
SSW
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
S
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SW
10
SW
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
SSW
5
SSE
10
E
10
E
10
E
10
E
10
ESE
10
SE
10
SE
10
SSW
15
SSW
15
SW
15
SW
20
SSW
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrossglassoncross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
10:48PM
5.70
11:11AM
5.79
11:27PM
5.97
11:47AM
6.05
12:01AM
6.19
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
5:01AM
1.12
5:18PM
1.13
5:37AM
0.87
5:54PM
0.88
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

Note: the tide data above is for Folkestone which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Folkestone.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Folkestone blow from the NW

Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
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