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Grunta Beach Surf Guide

Grunta Beach in North Devon is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east with some shelter here from north winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach breaks are all lefts. Best around low tide. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Grunta Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Grunta Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Grunta Beach occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Grunta Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in February while 62% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 26% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
62%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
26%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Grunta Beach Location Map

Interactive Grunta Beach 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 Grunta Beach is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 48 km (30 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Grunta Beach is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 65 km (40 miles) away.

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Grunta Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 15:02 Local Time
Wednesday 06Thu
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m)
0.8
W
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.7
W
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h)
25
20
20
20
Wind State on on on cross-
on

Swell History at Grunta Beach

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

Wind History at Grunta Beach

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Grunta Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    0km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    0km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    0km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Grunta Beach: