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Whitesand Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Whitesand Bay Surf Guide

Whitesand Bay in Pembrokeshire is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Whitesand Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Whitesand Bay:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Whitesand Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 6% of the time in February while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 43% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
6%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
51%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
43%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Whitesand Bay Location Map

Interactive Whitesand Bay 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 Whitesand Bay is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 91 km (57 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Whitesand Bay is Waterford Airport (WAT) in Ireland, 127 km (79 miles) away.

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Whitesand Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 9 May 2021, 06:37 Local Time
Sunday 09
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 2.5
SW
2.3
WSW
2.5
WSW
3.5
SW
Period (s) 10 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 35
S 40
S 45
S 50
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Swell History at Whitesand Bay

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

Wind History at Whitesand Bay

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

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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