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Thurlestone Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Thurlestone Reef Surf Guide

Thurlestone Reef in South Devon is a quite exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A reef breaks right. Rocks are a hazard.

Thurlestone Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  reefReefIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Thurlestone Reef:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Thurlestone Reef 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 11% of the time in February while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 33% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
11%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
56%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
33%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Thurlestone Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 08:30 Local Time
Tuesday 29
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.2
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
1.1
W
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
WNW 15
W 15
WSW 15
WSW
Wind State cross cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Thurlestone Reef

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

Wind History at Thurlestone Reef

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

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