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Ringstead Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Ringstead Bay Surf Guide

Ringstead Bay in South Coast of England is a fairly exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. No reef break here. Best around high tide. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Ringstead Bay Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
17.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ringstead Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ringstead Bay occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:
United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Ringstead Bay sea temperature, Ringstead Bay photographs, Ringstead Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ringstead Bay webcams, current wind from South Coast live weather stations and Ringstead Bay 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 Ringstead Bay

Ringstead Bay Surf:

Monday, 10 August 2020, 12:41 Local time
Monday 10
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 15
ESE 10
SE 5
Wind State off cross-
cross cross-

Tide Times:

For Weymouth, England, 8 km from Ringstead Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Ringstead Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP418, 4 km from Ringstead Bay.

fresh winds from the N

Air temperature
21.0 °C

Current weather near Ringstead Bay

Buoy Data:

At Weymouth Waverider, 3 miles from Ringstead Bay.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.1
Dominant period (s) 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.3

All wavebuoys around Ringstead Bay

Overall Ringstead Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August


Surf stats for Ringstead Bay: see the swell variation by month.

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

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Ringstead Bay Location Maps

Ringstead Bay Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to South Coast surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Ringstead Bay

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ringstead Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Ringstead Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Ringstead Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    8 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    17 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ringstead Bay is Bournemouth Airport (BOH) in England, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ringstead Bay is Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k., 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Southampton Airport (SOU) in England is 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Bristol Airport (BRS), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Ringstead Bay and is 88 km (55 miles) away.
Ringstead Bay break location map and break info