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West Wittering ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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West Wittering Surf Guide

West Wittering on the South Coast is a sheltered beach/groynes break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the best wave direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of groynes, rips.

West Wittering Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing West Wittering:

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

Surf Forecasts:
United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view West Wittering sea temperature, West Wittering photographs, West Wittering detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, West Wittering webcams, current wind from South Coast live weather stations and West Wittering 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 West Wittering

West Wittering Surf:

Monday, 10 August 2020, 12:36 Local time
Monday 10
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 15
S 5
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For East Wittering, 3 km from West Wittering.

IS AT (local time)

West Wittering Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At ThorneyIsland(aut), 4 km from West Wittering.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
25.3 °C

Current weather near West Wittering

Overall West Wittering Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August


Surf stats for West Wittering: see the swell variation by month.

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

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West Wittering Location Maps

West Wittering Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to South Coast surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of West Wittering

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to West Wittering:

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Wave buoys nearest to West Wittering:

Tide stations nearest to West Wittering:

  • Closest tide station
    East Wittering
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    9 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to West Wittering is Southampton Airport (SOU) in England, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to West Wittering is Bournemouth Airport (BOH), also in England, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is Gatwick (London) Airport (LGW) in England, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Heathrow (London) Airport (LHR) in Engalnd is 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • City (London) Airport (LCY) in England is the fifth nearest airport to West Wittering and is 106 km (66 miles) away.
West Wittering break location map and break info