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

Overall: 2.6

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Aln Estuary Surf Guide

Aln Estuary in North East England is a reasonably exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Best around mid tide. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Aln Estuary Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Aln Estuary:

The best conditions reported for surf at Aln Estuary occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Aln Estuary (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Aln Estuary with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 14% of the time in January while 13% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 73% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
13%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
73%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Aln Estuary Location Map

Interactive Aln Estuary surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Aln Estuary is Newcastle Airport (NCL) in England, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Aln Estuary is Carlisle Airport (CAX), also in England, 91 km (57 miles) away.

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Aln Estuary Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 6 December 2020, 01:25 Local Time
Sunday 06
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 0.9
NNE
0.8
NNE
0.9
NNE
1.0
N
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 15
NNE 10
NNW 15
NNW
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Aln Estuary

Surf stats for Aln Estuary, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Aln Estuary

Wind stats for Aln Estuary, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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