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SnabPoint ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.4

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SnabPoint Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.0 °C

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Friday, 21 September 2018, 15:18 Local time
Friday 21Sat
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 6 7 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
WNW 20
WNW 30
W 30
Wind State cross-
off off

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SnabPoint in North East England is a reasonably exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Both left and right reef breaks. Hazards include pollution/rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, 6 km from SnabPoint.

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SnabPoint Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lynemouth Village Garden Morpeth wx, 3 km from SnabPoint.

wind obs. (7.6 kph from 270 degs) was rejected

Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
13.6 °C

Current weather near SnabPoint

Buoy Data:

At Newbiggin Waverider, 4 miles from SnabPoint.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Dominant period (s) 6.7 7.1 6.3 6.7

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Overall SnabPoint Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to SnabPoint is Newcastle Airport (NCL) in England, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to SnabPoint is Teesside Airport (MME), also in England, 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Third is Carlisle Airport (CAX) in England, 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) in U.k is 141 km (88 miles) away.
  • Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in England is the fifth nearest airport to SnabPoint and is 152 km (94 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for SnabPoint, North East England. Use the tab navigation above to view SnabPoint sea temperature, SnabPoint photographs, SnabPoint detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, SnabPoint webcams, current wind from North East England live weather stations and SnabPoint 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 SnabPoint.