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Ventnor ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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Ventnor break guide

Ventnor Surf Guide

Ventnor in Isle of Wight is a quite exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave angle is from the south southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Ventnor Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ventnor:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ventnor occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:
United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Ventnor sea temperature, Ventnor photographs, Ventnor detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ventnor webcams, current wind from Isle of Wight live weather stations and Ventnor 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 Ventnor

Ventnor Surf:

Monday, 10 August 2020, 11:51 Local time
Monday 10
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 9 4 3 8
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 20
Wind State cross-
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Tide Times:

For Ventnor, 2 km from Ventnor.

IS AT (local time)

Ventnor Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At St.Catherines Pt., 7 km from Ventnor.

moderate winds from the E

Air temperature
22.9 °C

Current weather near Ventnor

Buoy Data:

At Sandown Bay Waverider, 6 miles from Ventnor.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 3.8 5.0 4.5 4.8

All wavebuoys around Ventnor

Overall Ventnor Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

Surf stats for Ventnor: see the swell variation by month.


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

ventnor fun photo


Photo credit: warren

Ventnor Location Maps

Ventnor Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Isle of Wight surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Ventnor

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ventnor:

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Wave buoys nearest to Ventnor:

Tide stations nearest to Ventnor:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    15 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ventnor is Southampton Airport (SOU) in England, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ventnor is Bournemouth Airport (BOH), also in England, 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Third is Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW) in England, 94 km (58 miles) away.
  • Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France is 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to Ventnor and is 111 km (69 miles) away.
Ventnor break location map and break info