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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 Spot ID

Artist Jack, Porth Ceriad photo

Porth Ceriad

Photo credit: Grumpy Old Surfer

April 2015, Porth Ceriad photo

Porth Ceriad

Photo credit: Tom Lear

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.1 °C

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Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 22:27 Local time
TueWednesday 16
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 5 6 6 7
Wind (km/h) 40
SSE 40
SSE 35
SSE 55
Wind State on cross-

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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.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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.

fresh winds from the SE

Air temperature
12.3 °C

Current weather near Porth Ceriad

Buoy Data:

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

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.2
Dominant period (s) 4.5 4.7 4.8 7.4

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Overall Porth Ceriad Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


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

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Town and city forecasts close to Porth Ceriad:

  • Closest city location
    47 mi
  • Second closest city location
    55 mi
  • Third closest city location
    65 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    67 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    69 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

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Porth Ceriad, Wales - Lleyn. 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.