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The Gare ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 2.0

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The Gare Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell E | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.5 °C

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Saturday, 28 May 2016, 23:08 Local time
SatSunday 29
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 5
N 10
NNW 10
Wind State on cross-

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The Gare in North East England is a very sheltered point break. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Ideal winds are from the southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the east.The break here is a left hand point. Hazards include pollution,groynes.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For River Tees, England, 1 km from The Gare.

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The Gare Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Billingham, 10 km from The Gare.


Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near The Gare

Overall The Gare Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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The Gare Location Maps

The Gare Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to The Gare:


  • The closest passenger airport to The Gare is Teesside Airport (MME) in England, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Gare is Newcastle Airport (NCL), also in England, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in England, 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Carlisle Airport (CAX) in England is 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Humberside Airport (HUY), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to The Gare and is 128 km (80 miles) away.
The Gare break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Gare, North East England. Use the tab navigation above to view The Gare sea temperature, The Gare photographs, The Gare detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Gare webcams, current wind from North East England live weather stations and The Gare 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 The Gare.

Do you have old images of surf? Simply upload them to the photo gallery and we will search our vast archive of forecasts and display the open water swell sizes, directions and periods, as well as wind and tide at the time of the image. It's a really useful way of knowing what to look for in the forecast tables.