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Joss Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 1.8
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.8
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.0

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Joss Bay Spot ID

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Joss Bay

Photo credit: Fred

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.9 °C

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Monday, 16 December 2019, 00:02 Local time
SunMonday 16
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 35
SW 40
SSW 35
SSW 35
Wind State cross-

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Joss Bay on the South Coast is a quite exposed beach break that does not work very often. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the west. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the north. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Beware of rips, rocks,crowds.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Broadstairs, 3 km from Joss Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Joss Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At London, 3 km from Joss Bay.

wind obs. (6 kph from 201 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
9 °C

Current weather near Joss Bay

Buoy Data:

At Goodwin Sands Waverider, 10 miles from Joss Bay.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Dominant period (s) 7.1 6.7 7.7 7.7

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Overall Joss Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December


Surf stats for Joss Bay: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Joss Bay: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Joss Bay Location Maps

Joss Bay Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Joss Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Joss Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Joss Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Herne Bay
    13 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    17 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Joss Bay is Manston Airport (MSE) in England, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Joss Bay is Southend Airport (SEN), also in England, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Lydd Airport (LYX) in U.k., 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Calais Dunkerque Airport (CQF) in France is 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • City (London) Airport (LCY) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Joss Bay and is 96 km (60 miles) away.
Joss Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Joss Bay, South Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Joss Bay sea temperature, Joss Bay photographs, Joss Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Joss Bay webcams, current wind from South Coast live weather stations and Joss Bay 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 Joss Bay.