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Pobbles Beach break guidePhoto by: Chris Martin

Pobbles Beach Surf Guide

Pobbles Beach on Gower is a quite exposed beach and point break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the north with some shelter here from northwest winds. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. and there is a left hand point break as well. Best around low tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

Pobbles Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
16.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pobbles Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pobbles Beach 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 6% of the time in January while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 52% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pobbles Beach Location Map

Interactive Pobbles Beach 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 Pobbles Beach is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pobbles Beach is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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Pobbles Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 07:33 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 5 4 4 5
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Pobbles Beach

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

Wind History at Pobbles Beach

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

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