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Porth Towyn ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.4

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Porth Towyn Surf Guide

Porth Towyn on Lleyn is a fairly exposed beach break that does not work very often. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide when the tide is falling. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Porth Towyn Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
13.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Porth Towyn:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Porth Towyn 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 3% of the time in February while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 83% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
3%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
14%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
83%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Porth Towyn Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 23:43 Local Time
WedThursday 29
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 2.2
WSW
2.0
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.5
WSW
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 45
W 40
W 35
WSW 35
SSW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross-
off

Swell History at Porth Towyn

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

Wind History at Porth Towyn

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

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