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Bridlington ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.5

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Bridlington Surf Guide

Bridlington in North East England is a quite exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. Beware of rips and groynes.

Bridlington Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
7.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bridlington:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bridlington occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bridlington with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 15% of the time in November while 7% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 78% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
7%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
78%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bridlington Location Map

Interactive Bridlington 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 Bridlington is Humberside Airport (HUY) in England, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bridlington is Teesside Airport (MME), also in England, 94 km (58 miles) away.

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Bridlington Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 12:29 Local Time
Friday 16
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.6
NNE
0.5
N
0.5
N
0.5
NNE
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
E 10
ESE 20
ESE 15
SE
Wind State glass cross-
on
on on

Swell History at Bridlington

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

Wind History at Bridlington

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

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