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Niton ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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Niton Surf Guide

Niton in Isle of Wight is a reasonably exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.. Best around mid tide. Beware of rips and rocks.

Niton Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Niton:

The best conditions reported for surf at Niton occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:
United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Niton sea temperature, Niton photographs, Niton detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Niton webcams, current wind from Isle of Wight live weather stations and Niton 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 Niton


Niton Surf:

Monday, 10 August 2020, 12:38 Local time
Monday 10
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.5
E
0.5
E
0.1
W
0.1
W
Period (s) 4 4 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 20
SSE 5
SSW 0
E
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Tide Times:

For Ventnor, 9 km from Niton.

IS AT (local time)

Niton Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At St.Catherines Pt., 1 km from Niton.

moderate winds from the E

km/h
Air temperature
22.9 °C

Current weather near Niton

Buoy Data:

At Poole Bay WaveNet Site, 9 miles from Niton.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
0.4
0.5
0.5
Dominant period (s) 2.4 4.8 5.3 5.4

All wavebuoys around Niton

Overall Niton Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Surf stats for Niton: see the swell variation by month.


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



Niton Location Maps

Niton Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Isle of Wight surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Niton

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Niton:

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Wave buoys nearest to Niton:

Tide stations nearest to Niton:

  • Closest tide station
    Ventnor
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Ryde
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Cowes
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Freshwater
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Lee-on-the-Solent
    16 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Niton is Southampton Airport (SOU) in England, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Niton is Bournemouth Airport (BOH), also in England, 45 km (28 miles) away.
  • Third is Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW) in England, 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France is 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to Niton and is 106 km (66 miles) away.
Niton break location map and break info