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Pembrey ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.4

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Pembrey Surf Guide

Pembrey in Pembrokeshire is a fairly exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Pembrey Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s22.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
11.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pembrey:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pembrey 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 Pembrey (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pembrey with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 6% of the time in February while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 44% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
6%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
44%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pembrey Location Map

Interactive Pembrey 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 Pembrey is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pembrey is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 75 km (47 miles) away.

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Pembrey Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 10:03 Local Time
Monday 17
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.7
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.6
WSW
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 15
WNW 20
W 20
W
Wind State cross cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Pembrey

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

Wind History at Pembrey

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

Pembrey Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 1 vote.
  • Overall:Icon  s22.4
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s22.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s11.0
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Alistair Hare from United Kingdom
“Only worth surfing for an hour or two before the high tide - drops off rapidly after that. Can be strong cross-currents. Rips rare on main beach, but avoid eastern end.”

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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