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Hayling Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.7

Overall: 4.5

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Hayling Island Surf Guide

Hayling Island on the South Coast is a sheltered beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the ideal wave angle is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Hayling Island Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s54.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
9.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hayling Island:

The best conditions reported for surf at Hayling Island occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Hayling Island with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 17% 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
0%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
17%
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).

Explore Hayling Island Location Map

Interactive Hayling Island 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 Hayling Island is Southampton Airport (SOU) in England, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Hayling Island is Bournemouth Airport (BOH), also in England, 60 km (37 miles) away.

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Hayling Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 21:52 Local Time
WedThursday 22
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 1.1
E
1.1
E
0.1
S
-
-
Period (s) 4 5 10 -
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 30
ENE 30
ENE 25
ENE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Hayling Island

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

Wind History at Hayling Island

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

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