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The Boiler ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.9

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The Boiler Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.4 °C

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Monday, 14 October 2019, 08:49 Local time
Monday 14
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 25
SE 25
ESE 35
Wind State on cross-

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The Boiler on Gower is a reasonably exposed point break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. There is no beach break Best around low tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care to avoid the rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Mumbles, Wales, 4 km from The Boiler.

IS AT (local time)

The Boiler Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mumbles, 3 km from The Boiler.

fresh winds from the E

Air temperature
12.7 °C

Current weather near The Boiler

Buoy Data:

At SEACAMS2 Swansea Bay Waverider, 4 miles from The Boiler.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Dominant period (s) 5.3 3.1 3.1 -

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Overall The Boiler Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


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Wind stats for The Boiler: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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  • Closest city location
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    10 mi
  • Third closest city location
    10 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    21 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to The Boiler is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Boiler is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Third is Bristol Airport (BRS) in England, 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • Bristol Filton Airport (FZO) in England is 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Exeter Airport (EXT), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to The Boiler and is 101 km (63 miles) away.
The Boiler break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Boiler, Wales - Gower. Use the tab navigation above to view The Boiler sea temperature, The Boiler photographs, The Boiler detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Boiler webcams, current wind from Wales - Gower live weather stations and The Boiler tide predictions. The United Kingdom swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United Kingdom and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United Kingdom wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around The Boiler.