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Ramsgate ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 2.4

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Ramsgate Surf Guide

Ramsgate on the South Coast is a sheltered beach break that does not work very often. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the optimum wave angle is from the southwest.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Watch out for rocks.

Ramsgate Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s22.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
18.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ramsgate:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ramsgate 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 1% of the time in January while 6% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 92% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
1%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
6%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
92%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ramsgate Location Map

Interactive Ramsgate 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 Ramsgate is Manston Airport (MSE) in England, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ramsgate is Lydd Airport (LYX) in U.k., 54 km (34 miles) away.

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Ramsgate Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 29 July 2021, 13:03 Local Time
Thursday 29
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m)
0.9
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
Period (s) - 5 5 5
Wind (km/h)
30
30
30
30
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross

Swell History at Ramsgate

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

Wind History at Ramsgate

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

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