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Kimmeridge (The Ledges) Surf Guide

Kimmeridge (The Ledges) in South Coast of England is a reef break. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the northeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rips, rocks and pollution.

Kimmeridge (The Ledges) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kimmeridge (The Ledges):

The best conditions reported for surf at Kimmeridge (The Ledges) occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Kimmeridge (The Ledges) (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Kimmeridge (The Ledges) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in April while 36% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 55% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
36%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
55%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Kimmeridge (The Ledges) Location Map

Interactive Kimmeridge (The Ledges) 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 Kimmeridge (The Ledges) is Bournemouth Airport (BOH) in England, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Kimmeridge (The Ledges) is Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k., 57 km (35 miles) away.

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Kimmeridge (The Ledges) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 15 August 2022, 07:07 Local Time
Monday 15
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m)
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
S
0.1
SW
Period (s) 9 8 3 5
Wind (km/h)
5
5
10
5
Wind State on on cross-
on
on

Swell History at Kimmeridge (The Ledges)

Surf stats for Kimmeridge (The Ledges), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Kimmeridge (The Ledges)

Wind stats for Kimmeridge (The Ledges), 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 Kimmeridge (The Ledges). Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.3
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    7km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    12km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    13km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Kimmeridge (The Ledges):