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Berwick-Upon-Tweed Surf Guide

Berwick-Upon-Tweed in North East England is a fairly exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks are all lefts. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of the strong rips here.

Berwick-Upon-Tweed Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
6.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Berwick-Upon-Tweed:

The best conditions reported for surf at Berwick-Upon-Tweed occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Berwick-Upon-Tweed (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Berwick-Upon-Tweed 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 9% of the time in January while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 74% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Berwick-Upon-Tweed 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 Berwick-Upon-Tweed is Newcastle Airport (NCL) in England, 84 km (52 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Berwick-Upon-Tweed is Leuchars Airport (ADX) in U.k, 86 km (53 miles) away.

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Berwick-Upon-Tweed Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 29 January 2023, 20:19 Local Time
SunMonday 30
Wave (m)
Period (s) 16 15 14 13
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Berwick-Upon-Tweed

Surf stats for Berwick-Upon-Tweed, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Berwick-Upon-Tweed

Wind stats for Berwick-Upon-Tweed, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Berwick-Upon-Tweed Reviews:

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Graeme Laidlaw from United Kingdom
“Berwick is a safe surf spot to learn and have fun .”

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