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South Lancing break guidePhoto by: Mark Rose

South Lancing Surf Guide

South Lancing on the South Coast is a reasonably exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the ideal wave angle is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

South Lancing Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
11.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing South Lancing:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Explore South Lancing Location Map

Interactive South Lancing 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 South Lancing is Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW) in England, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to South Lancing is Southampton Airport (SOU), also in England, 74 km (46 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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South Lancing Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 11:44 Local Time
Wednesday 01
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m)
1.3
SW
1.6
W
1.6
WSW
1.3
WSW
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
35
40
35
30
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at South Lancing

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

Wind History at South Lancing

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To South Lancing: