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Caister-on-Sea ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Caister-on-Sea Surf Guide

Caister-on-Sea in East Anglia is a reasonably exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the best wave direction is from the north. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights.

Caister-on-Sea Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
9.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Caister-on-Sea:

The best conditions reported for surf at Caister-on-Sea occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Caister-on-Sea (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Caister-on-Sea 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 4% of the time in January while 10% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 86% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
10%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
86%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Caister-on-Sea Location Map

Interactive Caister-on-Sea 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 Caister-on-Sea is Coltishall Airport (CLF) in England, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Caister-on-Sea is Norwich Airport (NWI), also in England, 32 km (20 miles) away.

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Caister-on-Sea Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 09:46 Local Time
Sunday 16
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.5
N
0.5
N
0.5
N
0.5
N
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 20
S 10
S 15
S
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Caister-on-Sea

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

Wind History at Caister-on-Sea

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

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