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Wembury ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 2.6
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.6

Overall: 3.2

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Wembury Spot ID

Lone Surfer at Wembury Bay photo


Photo credit: Christopher Marshall

Rolling into the Bay-Wembury photo


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A Surfers Night Out, Wembury photo


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Blue Stripe at Wembury photo


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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.2 °C

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Saturday, 29 February 2020, 00:43 Local time
FriSaturday 29
Wave (m) 4.5
Period (s) 10 10 11 11
Wind (km/h) 55
SSW 65
SSW 45
WNW 45
Wind State cross-
on cross-

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Wembury in South Devon is an exposed point break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southwest. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Plymouth (Devonport), England, 9 km from Wembury.

IS AT (local time)

Wembury Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Plymouth, 2 km from Wembury.

wind obs. (14 kph from 199 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Wembury

Buoy Data:

At Looe Bay Waverider, 14 miles from Wembury.

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 2.4
Dominant period (s) 7.7 6.7 7.1 7.7

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Overall Wembury Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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


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

Wembury Location Maps

Wembury Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Wembury:

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Wave buoys nearest to Wembury:

Tide stations nearest to Wembury:

  • Closest tide station
    Plymouth (Devonport)
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    21 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Wembury is Plymouth Airport (PLH) in England, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Wembury is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY), also in England, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k. is 128 km (80 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Wembury and is 131 km (81 miles) away.
Wembury break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Wembury, Devon (South). Use the tab navigation above to view Wembury sea temperature, Wembury photographs, Wembury detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Wembury webcams, current wind from Devon (South) live weather stations and Wembury 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 Wembury.