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Westport ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 2.8

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Westport break guidePhoto by: Joanna Scott

Westport Surf Guide

Westport on the West Coast is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rips and rocks.

Westport Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
8.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Westport:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Westport with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 15% of the time in April while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 44% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
41%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
44%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Westport Location Map

Interactive Westport 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 Westport is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Westport is Prestwick Airport (PIK), also in U.k, 71 km (44 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Westport Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 14:53 Local Time
Tuesday 11Wed
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.2
WNW
0.2
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.2
WNW
Period (s) 8 8 8 7
Wind (km/h) 30
SE 20
SE 10
ESE 10
E
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at Westport

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

Wind History at Westport

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

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    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
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    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away

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