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Porth Ceriad ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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Porth Ceriad break guidePhoto by: Tom Lear

Porth Ceriad Surf Guide

Porth Ceriad on Lleyn is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the north. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break favours left handers. Best around high tide. A popular wave that can get growded. Watch out for rocks.

Porth Ceriad Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent14.6°C

Surfing Porth Ceriad:

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

Surf Forecasts:

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Porth Ceriad sea temperature, Porth Ceriad photographs, Porth Ceriad detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Porth Ceriad webcams, current wind from Wales - Lleyn live weather stations and Porth Ceriad 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 Porth Ceriad

Porth Ceriad Surf:

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 06:48 Local time
Tuesday 02
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 7 7 3 7
Wind (km/h) 5
NE 5
NNW 15
Wind State glass glass off cross-

Tide Times:

For Abersoch, 3 km from Porth Ceriad.

IS AT (local time)

Porth Ceriad Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Aberdaron(aut), 15 km from Porth Ceriad.

light winds from the SSW

Air temperature
13.8 °C

Current weather near Porth Ceriad

Buoy Data:

At Cardigan Bay Waverider Buoy, 27 miles from Porth Ceriad.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.3
Dominant period (s) 3.1 3.3 7.7 8.0

All wavebuoys around Porth Ceriad

Overall Porth Ceriad Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June


Surf stats for Porth Ceriad: see the swell variation by month.

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

Artist Jack, Porth Ceriad photo

Porth Ceriad

Photo credit: Grumpy Old Surfer

April 2015, Porth Ceriad photo

Porth Ceriad

Photo credit: Tom Lear

Porth Ceriad Location Maps

Porth Ceriad Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Porth Ceriad:

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Wave buoys nearest to Porth Ceriad:

Tide stations nearest to Porth Ceriad:

  • Closest tide station
    20 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    26 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    32 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    36 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    37 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Porth Ceriad is Hawarden Airport (CEG) in England, 111 km (69 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Porth Ceriad is Liverpool Airport (LPL), also in England, 126 km (78 miles) away.
  • Third is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Dublin Airport (DUB) in Ireland is 137 km (85 miles) away.
  • Isle Of Man Airport (IOM) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Porth Ceriad and is 144 km (89 miles) away.
Porth Ceriad break location map and break info