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

Overall: 2.8

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Seaton Surf Guide

Seaton in South Cornwall is a sheltered beach break that does not work very often. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the north. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the ideal wave angle is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Seaton Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
12.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Seaton:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Seaton 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 4% of the time in February while 26% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 70% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
26%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
70%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Seaton Location Map

Interactive Seaton 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 Seaton is Plymouth Airport (PLH) in England, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Seaton is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY), also in England, 44 km (27 miles) away.

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Seaton Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 5 December 2020, 05:19 Local Time
Saturday 05
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 3.5
WNW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
2.0
W
Period (s) 10 19 19 11
Wind (km/h) 35
NNW 45
NNW 40
N 40
NNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
off off

Swell History at Seaton

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

Wind History at Seaton

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

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