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Littlehampton break guidePhoto by: O Fred Preston

Littlehampton Surf Guide

Littlehampton on the South Coast is a reasonably exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide. Watch out for rips / crowds.

Littlehampton Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
12.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Littlehampton:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Explore Littlehampton Location Map

Interactive Littlehampton 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 Littlehampton is Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW) in England, 46 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Littlehampton is Southampton Airport (SOU), also in England, 60 km (37 miles) away.

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Littlehampton Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 2 December 2022, 02:55 Local Time
Friday 02
Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Littlehampton

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

Wind History at Littlehampton

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

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    Reliability: inconsistent
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