Bantham is a coastal village in south Devon, England. It is in the South Hams district and lies on the estuary of the River Avon a quarter of a mile from the sea at Bigbury Bay. It has a beach which is popular with surfers and is backed by dunes. The beach offers wonderful views of nearby Burgh Island. The ‘Gastrobus’ is normally to be found in the large beach car park providing local fresh food and drinks.
Bantham in South Devon is an exposed river break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the river break both left and right. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely. Take care of rips / crowds.
Surf Forecast for Bantham, Devon
How to read this surf forecast
Wave height refers to the size of the swell measured in open water close to the coastline. This means the actual size of the wave when it hits the beach may vary due to many factors including beach shape and orientation.
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|Last updated: 24-Mar-2019|