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Tywyn ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.3
Crowds: 4.7

Overall: 4.2

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Tywyn Surf Guide

Tywyn on Lleyn is a reasonably exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide when the tide is falling. Watch out for the groynes, especially if semi-submerged.

Tywyn Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
10.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tywyn:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Tywyn with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 2% of the time in January while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 57% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tywyn Location Map

Interactive Tywyn 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 Tywyn is Hawarden Airport (CEG) in England, 100 km (62 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tywyn is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 109 km (68 miles) away.

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Tywyn Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 9 May 2021, 06:47 Local Time
Sunday 09
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 10 10 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 30
S 35
S 40
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Swell History at Tywyn

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

Wind History at Tywyn

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

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