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Freshwater east ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 3.5
Accommodation: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Freshwater east Surf Guide

Freshwater east in Pembrokeshire is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that only works once in a while. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and there is a right hand reef break as well.. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rips,crowds / rocks.

Freshwater east Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
9.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Freshwater east:

The best conditions reported for surf at Freshwater east occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Freshwater east (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Freshwater east with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in December while 8% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 82% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
8%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
82%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Freshwater east surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Freshwater east is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 55 km (34 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Freshwater east is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 109 km (68 miles) away.

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Freshwater east Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 21:02 Local Time
MonTuesday 20
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
Period (s) 10 10 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
NNW 5
N 5
NNE 10
NE
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Swell History at Freshwater east

Surf stats for Freshwater east, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Freshwater east

Wind stats for Freshwater east, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Freshwater east Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 2 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.0
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s21.5
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s22.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s43.5
  • Accommodation:Icon  s33.0
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Gary from United Kingdom
“When this place works there is nothing like it fast super tubes. Unfortunately it does not very often do your homework and you will catch it sooner or later. I have been in with one other overhead to 8ft plus NOT FOR THE BEGINNER its one of the best breaks around when its going off. Get an ordnance survey map to unlock sneaky breaks”

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