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Hot pipe ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.0

Overall: 2.1

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Hot pipe break guidePhoto by: Trevor Gerhardt

Hot pipe Surf Guide

Hot pipe in South Coast of England is a beach break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide.

Hot pipe Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
18.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hot pipe:

The best conditions reported for surf at Hot pipe 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 Hot pipe (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Hot pipe 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 8% of the time in January while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 36% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Hot pipe Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 18 September 2020, 18:52 Local Time
Friday 18Sat
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 13 9 9 21
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 30
NE 35
NE 35
Wind State cross-

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Wind History at Hot pipe

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