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Horse Head Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 2.4

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Horse Head Reef Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.5 °C

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Sunday, 22 July 2018, 02:29 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - 4 5
Wind (km/h) 20
W 20
W 20
W 20
Wind State off off off off

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Horse Head Reef in North East England is a fairly exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the north northeast. A left hand reef break. Be aware that the sea here is polluted.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, 1 km from Horse Head Reef.

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Horse Head Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cullercoats North Tyneside wx, 15 km from Horse Head Reef.

light winds from the W

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
16.1 °C

Current weather near Horse Head Reef

Overall Horse Head Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Horse Head Reef is Newcastle Airport (NCL) in England, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Horse Head Reef is Teesside Airport (MME), also in England, 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Third is Carlisle Airport (CAX) in England, 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in England is 145 km (90 miles) away.
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) in U.k is the fifth nearest airport to Horse Head Reef and is 145 km (90 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Horse Head Reef, North East England. Use the tab navigation above to view Horse Head Reef sea temperature, Horse Head Reef photographs, Horse Head Reef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Horse Head Reef webcams, current wind from North East England live weather stations and Horse Head Reef 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 Horse Head Reef.