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Black Middens ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Black Middens Spot ID

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Type: reef/rivermouth/pier

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.1 °C

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Monday, 23 October 2017, 01:51 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.8
NW
1.6
NW
1.2
NNW
0.8
NNW
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 30
WNW 25
WNW 15
W 10
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Wind State cross-
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Black Middens in North East England is a sheltered reef/rivermouth/pier break that has inconsistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Ideal winds are from the north with some shelter here from north winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. There is a left hand reef break. Sometimes crowded. Beware of pollution and rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For North Shields, England, 1 km from Black Middens.

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Black Middens Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At South Shields wx, 2 km from Black Middens.

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Air temperature
7.4 °C

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Overall Black Middens Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Black Middens is Newcastle Airport (NCL) in England, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Black Middens is Teesside Airport (MME), also in England, 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is Carlisle Airport (CAX) in England, 89 km (55 miles) away.
  • Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in England is 129 km (80 miles) away.
  • Walney Island (Barrow Island) Airport (BWF), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Black Middens and is 154 km (96 miles) away.
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