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

Overall: 2.8

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Slufter Surf Guide

Slufter on the West Coast is an exposed beach break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Slufter Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
9.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Slufter:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Slufter with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in May while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 55% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
33%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
55%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Slufter Location Map

Interactive Slufter 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 Slufter is Rotterdam Airport (RTM) in Netherlands, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Slufter is Valkenburg Airport (LID), also in Netherlands, 42 km (26 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Slufter Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 10 May 2021, 06:51 Local Time
Monday 10
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.4
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
WSW
0.5
WSW
Period (s) 4 4 5 5
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 25
SSW 15
SW 15
WSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Slufter

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

Wind History at Slufter

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Slufter. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon river  redRiver/jetties
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    10km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    18km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    21km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Slufter: