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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 Forecast / South Coast / UK

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Sunday 28 Feb 2021 GMT
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Ringstead Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ringstead Bay sea temperature is 8.0 °C (Statistics for 28 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 8.9 max: 10.3 min: 6.4 °C)
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Ringstead Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ringstead Bay sea temperature is 8.0 °C (Statistics for 28 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 8.9 max: 10.3 min: 6.4 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Ringstead Bay (moderate winds from the E at Isle Of Portland 16 km from Ringstead Bay). 0.6m 13 s period swell from WSW with 1.1m 5 s period wind swell from E

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16 km away, 1 h 23 min ago

Moderate
20 km/h
E
8.7
8.0
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Ringstead Bay this week:

The surf forecast for Ringstead Bay over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Mar 03) at 12AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.4m and 14s period with a secondary swell of 0.1m and 7s. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Ringstead Bay in the next 7 days are 0.4m 16s and forecast to arrive on Saturday (Mar 06) at 9PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.3m 6s period and expected on Saturday (Mar 06) at 12AM.

Wave TypeTime (GMT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)12AM (Wed 3rd Mar)1.5ft (0.4m) 14s
Best Surf12AM (Wed 3rd Mar)1.5ft (0.4m) 14s
Most Powerful 9PM (Sat 6th Mar)1.5ft (0.4m) 16s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Ringstead Bay over the next 7 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Sun
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
10000001000000000001111
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T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
0.7
WSW
0.4
SW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.8
E
0.3
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
SW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
141614145121214131246109111010101715141414
1666878000158162351398302723357593797380
25
ENE
25
ENE
25
E
25
E
15
ENE
20
ENE
20
E
15
E
5
SE
10
SSE
5
N
20
NNE
15
NNE
25
NE
25
NE
20
ENE
20
ENE
25
ENE
20
E
20
ENE
20
ENE
15
E
10
NE
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
off
8:12PM 2:15AM
2.30 0.49
8:10AM
2.52
2:27PM
0.34
8:48PM 2:58AM
2.33 0.47
8:48AM
2.49
3:13PM
0.38
9:20PM
2.27
3:46AM 9:23AM
0.54 2.35
4:06PM
0.50
9:52PM
2.12
4:39AM 10:00AM
0.68 2.14
5:03PM
0.69
10:27PM
1.92
5:37AM 10:39AM
0.86 1.88
6:04PM 11:08PM
0.88 1.72
6:36AM 11:23AM
1.00 1.63
7:06PM 12:00AM
1.03 1.53
7:32AM
1.06
12:27PM
1.41
8:07PM
1.08
3:39PM
0.05
12:47AM
0.33
3:54AM
0.25
1:14PM 4:19PM
0.24 0.02
1:28AM
0.31
4:35AM
0.26
1:53PM 5:00PM
0.26 0.11
2:08AM
0.35
5:17AM
0.38
2:30PM 5:44PM
0.33 0.31
2:46AM
0.44
6:02AM
0.58
3:06PM
0.45
6:30PM
0.57
3:24AM 6:52AM
0.57 0.79
3:43PM
0.59
7:23PM
0.82
4:05AM 7:50AM
0.71 0.96
4:25PM
0.73
8:24PM
0.99
4:58AM 8:59AM
0.85 1.02
5:23PM
0.88
9:37PM
1.04

Note: the tide data above is for Weymouth, England which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ringstead Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Ringstead Bay blow from the NE

Sun
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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61234567101010582-12-1-110022
--6:52--6:50--6:48--6:46--6:43--6:41--6:39--
5:49--5:50--5:52--5:53--5:55--5:57--5:59--6:00-

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 11°C on Wed morning, min 4°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 10°C on Thu afternoon, min 1°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Ringstead Bay Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Ringstead Bay provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Ringstead Bay can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Ringstead Bay surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Ringstead Bay) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Ringstead Bay may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in South Coast of England? If you are looking for accommodation near Ringstead Bay, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in South Coast of England, consider staying in Weymouth which is 10 km (6 miles) away. Other places in and around South Coast of England where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Portland which is 12 km (7 miles) away, Dorchester, Poole and Bridport.