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Tenby (North Beach) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Tenby (North Beach) break guidePhoto by: Nick Russill

Tenby (North Beach) Surf Guide

Tenby(North Beach) in Pembrokeshire is a reasonably exposed beach break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Rocks are a hazard.

Tenby (North Beach) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
9.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tenby (North Beach):

The best conditions reported for surf at Tenby (North Beach) occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Tenby (North Beach) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 7% of the time in December while 4% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 89% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
7%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
4%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
89%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tenby (North Beach) Location Map

Interactive Tenby (North Beach) 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 Tenby (North Beach) is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tenby (North Beach) is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 99 km (61 miles) away.

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Tenby (North Beach) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 11 April 2021, 05:45 Local Time
Sunday 11
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.1
SW
0.1
SW
0.1
SW
0.6
NW
Period (s) 18 18 18 6
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 10
NNE 15
N 20
NNW
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Tenby (North Beach)

Surf stats for Tenby (North Beach), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Tenby (North Beach)

Wind stats for Tenby (North Beach), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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We hope you find the new 12-day forecasts and additional details useful.

Kudos to everyone who helped us debug this over the past 3 months.

Be sure to click on the Advanced Surf option to see extra details about the sea-state. Look out for crossing swells and short period local wind swells and chop that will often spoil a groundswell even if the wind is perfect. As yet there is no allowance for this in the swell rating. This is something we are working on.