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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 Spot ID

shoreham harbour, Hot pipe photo

Hot pipe

Photo credit: Trevor Gerhardt

Type: beach


Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.6 °C

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Monday, 30 March 2020, 19:59 Local time
Monday 30Tue
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 25
NE 25
NNE 25
Wind State cross-

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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. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the ideal wave angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Shoreham, England, 2 km from Hot pipe.

IS AT (local time)

Hot pipe Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Shoreham-by-sea Airport, 5 km from Hot pipe.

moderate winds from the NNE

Air temperature
8 °C

Current weather near Hot pipe

Buoy Data:

At Rustington Waverider, 13 miles from Hot pipe.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 2.7 2.2 2.0 2.5

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Overall Hot pipe Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

Surf stats for Hot pipe: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Hot pipe: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Hot pipe Location Maps

Hot pipe Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to South Coast surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Hot pipe

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Hot pipe:

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Wave buoys nearest to Hot pipe:

Tide stations nearest to Hot pipe:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    13 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Hot pipe is Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW) in England, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hot pipe is Heathrow (London) Airport (LHR) in Engalnd, 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Third is City (London) Airport (LCY) in England, 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Southampton Airport (SOU) in England is 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Lydd Airport (LYX) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to Hot pipe and is 83 km (52 miles) away.
Hot pipe break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hot pipe, South Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Hot pipe sea temperature, Hot pipe photographs, Hot pipe detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hot pipe webcams, current wind from South Coast live weather stations and Hot pipe tide predictions. The United Kingdom swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United Kingdom and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United Kingdom wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Hot pipe.