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Bamburgh ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Bamburgh Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.2 °C

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Sunday, 15 December 2019, 00:03 Local time
SatSunday 15
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 40
SW 35
SSW 20
SSW 25
Wind State off off off off

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Bamburgh in North East England is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Bamburgh (0 km).

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Bamburgh Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Boulmer Airport, 23 km from Bamburgh.

light winds from the S

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Current weather near Bamburgh

Buoy Data:

At Newbiggin Waverider, 31 miles from Bamburgh.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 12.5 12.5 15.4 13.3

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Overall Bamburgh Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

Surf stats for Bamburgh: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Bamburgh: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Bamburgh Location Maps

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Bamburgh:

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Wave buoys nearest to Bamburgh:

Tide stations nearest to Bamburgh:

  • Closest tide station
    Berwick Upon Tweed
    16 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    21 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    31 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    34 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    35 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Bamburgh is Newcastle Airport (NCL) in England, 64 km (40 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bamburgh is Carlisle Airport (CAX), also in England, 102 km (63 miles) away.
  • Third is Edinburgh Airport (EDI) in U.k, 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Leuchars Airport (ADX) in U.k is 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Dundee Airport (DND), also in U.k is the fifth nearest airport to Bamburgh and is 123 km (76 miles) away.
Bamburgh break location map and break info

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