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Rhossili ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.7
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.7

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Rhossili break guidePhoto by: Rob Davies

Rhossili Surf Guide

Rhossili on Gower is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east with some shelter here from south winds. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

Rhossili Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent13.1°C

Surfing Rhossili:

The best conditions reported for surf at Rhossili occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

Rhossili Surf:

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 10:44 Local time
Tuesday 26
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 10 9 12 12
Wind (km/h) 5
W 10
WSW 15
WSW 10
Wind State glass on on cross-

Tide Times:

For Boiler Left, 6 km from Rhossili.

IS AT (local time)

Rhossili Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Llanelli, 16 km from Rhossili.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
16 °C

Current weather near Rhossili

Buoy Data:

At SEACAMS2 Swansea Bay Waverider, 16 miles from Rhossili.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 12.5 12.5 13.3 13.3

All wavebuoys around Rhossili

Overall Rhossili Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

Surf stats for Rhossili: see the swell variation by month.


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

Rhossili photo


Photo credit: Nick Russill

Rhossili photo


Photo credit: Nick Russill

Rhossili to Llangennith  photo


Photo credit: robmc

Clean swell at Rhossili photo


Photo credit: Rob Davies

Rhossili Location Maps

Rhossili Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Wales - Gower surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Rhossili

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Rhossili:

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Wave buoys nearest to Rhossili:

Tide stations nearest to Rhossili:

  • Closest tide station
    Burry Port
    8 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Briton Ferry
    21 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Rhossili is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Rhossili is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Bristol Airport (BRS) in England, 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Exeter Airport (EXT) in England is 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Bristol Filton Airport (FZO), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Rhossili and is 118 km (73 miles) away.
Rhossili break location map and break info