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Porlock Weir ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.7

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Porlock Weir Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell WNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.1 °C

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Monday, 21 October 2019, 12:14 Local time
Monday 21
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 5 5 5 4
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 15
NE 10
E 5
Wind State cross-
cross glass

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Porlock Weir in North Devon is a sheltered reef break. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. There is a left breaking reef. Best around high tide. It's often crowded here. Watch out for rocks and rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Minehead, 10 km from Porlock Weir.

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Porlock Weir Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Porlock, 2 km from Porlock Weir.

wind obs. (5 kph from 16 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Porlock Weir

Buoy Data:

At Minehead Waverider, 6 miles from Porlock Weir.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Dominant period (s) 3.0 2.8 3.2 3.8

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Overall Porlock Weir Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


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Town and city forecasts close to Porlock Weir:

  • Closest city location
    19 mi
  • Second closest city location
    21 mi
  • Third closest city location
    22 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    26 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    26 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Porlock Weir is Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Wales, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Porlock Weir is Swansea Airport (SWS), also in Wales, 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Bristol Airport (BRS) in England is 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to Porlock Weir and is 72 km (45 miles) away.
Porlock Weir break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Porlock Weir, Devon (North). Use the tab navigation above to view Porlock Weir sea temperature, Porlock Weir photographs, Porlock Weir detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Porlock Weir webcams, current wind from Devon (North) live weather stations and Porlock Weir 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 Porlock Weir.