Hornsea Spot ID
Best: Swell N | Wind SW
Sea Temperature Today is: 11.7 °C
Hornsea in North East England is a fairly exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around low tide. Beware of rips and groynes.
Overall Hornsea Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
The figure illustrates the combination of swells directed at Hornsea over a normal May,... (show all text)
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Visitor Reviews of Hornsea
“Hornsea is a surprisingly punchy wave working in all tidal conditions. Generally smaller than Scarborough or Cayton. On it's day Hornsea's beach breaks can absolutely fire. With long walling lefts in north swell with the occasional barrel section. Hornsea also works well in a South swell giving fast punchy waves although a little short in length. Overall a very underrated spot with little or no crowd, producing good, fun waves. A friendly spot with a few regulars and plenty of space.”
Gary Hughes from UNITED KINGDOM - 25 Apr 2010
- The closest passenger airport to Hornsea is Humberside Airport (HUY) in England, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Hornsea is Waddington Airport (WTN) in U.k., 85 km (53 miles) away.
- Third is Coningsby Airport (QCY) in England, 90 km (56 miles) away.
- Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in England is 99 km (61 miles) away.
- Teesside Airport (MME), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Hornsea and is 107 km (66 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hornsea, North East England. Use the tab navigation above to view Hornsea sea temperature, Hornsea photographs, Hornsea detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hornsea webcams, current wind from North East England live weather stations and Hornsea tide predictions. The United Kingdom swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United Kingdom and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United Kingdom wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Hornsea.