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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
10.2°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:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Niton with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 15% of the time in January while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 58% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
27%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
58%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Niton Location Map

Interactive Niton 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 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.

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Niton Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 12:26 Local Time
Saturday 08
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 2.3
SSW
2.3
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
Period (s) 6 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 50
SW 45
SW 40
SSW 40
SSW
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Niton

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

Wind History at Niton

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

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