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Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.4

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Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) Surf Forecast / Wales – Lleyn / UK

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Monday 10 May 2021 BST
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Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) sea temperature is 9.8 °C (Statistics for 10 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.3 max: 11.4 min: 8.2 °C)
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Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) sea temperature is 9.8 °C (Statistics for 10 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.3 max: 11.4 min: 8.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) (fresh winds from the SE at Aberdaron (aut) 6 km from Whistling Sands (Porth Oer)).

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Moderate
30 km/h
SE
Cross-Off
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) this week:

The surf forecast for Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Tuesday (May 11) at 4AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.9m and 8s period. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) in the next 12 days are 3.5m 9s and forecast to arrive on Monday (May 10) at 7PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.7m 5s period and expected on Wednesday (May 12) at 1PM.

Wave TypeTime (BST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 4AM (Tue 11th May)6ft (1.9m) 8s
Best Surf 7AM (Tue 11th May)5ft (1.6m) 8s
Most Powerful 7PM (Mon 10th May)11ft (3.5m) 9s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) over the next 12 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Fri
21
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
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2.1
SW
2.1
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.3
SW
1.3
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.1
SW
0.8
SW
0.6
SW
0.3
SW
0.5
SW
0.4
SW
0.3
SW
0.3
SW
0.3
SW
0.3
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.6
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
1.2
SW
0.9
WSW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
0.8
SW
0.6
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
1.2
NNW
1
NNW
977988888777987777747777677776666766
7503787298282141098268329136553514311989873173316111069314711952271413131110867
40
SSE
40
S
50
SSW
40
SSW
30
SE
15
SE
15
SSW
10
SSE
20
SSW
25
SSE
15
SE
5
W
5
NE
5
NNW
5
N
5
N
5
WSW
5
SW
10
SSW
15
SSW
10
SW
15
SSE
5
NW
10
SW
15
S
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
N
25
W
15
W
10
NNE
5
NW
15
NNW
20
NNW
25
WNW
15
NW
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
glasscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
ononon
8:41AM
3.71
9:01PM
3.66
9:13AM
3.76
9:30PM
3.73
9:45AM
3.75
10:00PM
3.75
10:17AM
3.69
10:31PM
3.72
10:49AM
3.57
11:03PM
3.62
11:23AM
3.40
11:37PM
3.49
11:58AM
3.21
12:15AM
3.33
12:39PM
3.02
1:00AM
3.17
1:30PM
2.85
1:57AM
3.05
2:38PM
2.74
3:08AM
3.01
4:00PM
2.76
4:24AM
3.11
5:15PM
2.94
2:33AM
0.59
2:53PM
0.40
3:05AM
0.47
3:22PM
0.37
3:37AM
0.40
3:52PM
0.39
4:09AM
0.40
4:23PM
0.47
4:42AM
0.46
4:54PM
0.59
5:16AM
0.58
5:26PM
0.74
5:52AM
0.75
6:01PM
0.90
6:32AM
0.94
6:42PM
1.07
7:22AM
1.10
7:34PM
1.23
8:26AM
1.21
8:42PM
1.33
9:44AM
1.18
10:01PM
1.31
10:58AM
1.00

Note: the tide data above is for Aberdaron which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Whistling Sands (Porth Oer).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) blow from the SE

Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Fri
21
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
light rain
partially cloudy
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
rain showers
light rain
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
cloudy
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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-5:30--5:28--5:26--5:24--5:22--5:20--5:20--5:18--5:16--5:15--5:13--5:13-
--9:00--9:02--9:04--9:06--9:07--9:08--9:10--9:12--9:14--9:15--9:16--9:17

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Wed morning. Very mild (max 11°C on Sun night, min 9°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SSW on Mon afternoon, light winds from the NNE by Tue afternoon).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Wed night. Very mild (max 11°C on Thu afternoon, min 9°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Very mild (max 12°C on Mon afternoon, min 9°C on Tue afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Sun night, fresh winds from the E by Tue afternoon).

Long Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 11mm), heaviest on Thu morning. Very mild (max 10°C on Wed afternoon, min 8°C on Tue night). Mainly fresh winds.

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Information about the Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Whistling Sands (Porth Oer)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Whistling Sands (Porth Oer) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Lleyn Peninsula? If you are looking for accommodation near Whistling Sands (Porth Oer), camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Lleyn Peninsula, consider staying in Porthmadog which is 41 km (25 miles) away. Other places in and around Lleyn Peninsula where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Anglesey which is 48 km (30 miles) away, Holyhead, Bangor and Aberystwyth.