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Creswell Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.4

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Creswell Beach break guidePhoto by: Paul Williamson

Creswell Beach Surf Guide

Creswell Beach in North East England is a quite exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Beware of pollution/rips.

Creswell Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s22.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
7.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Creswell Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Creswell Beach occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Creswell Beach 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 8% of the time in January while 19% 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
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
19%
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 Creswell Beach Location Map

Interactive Creswell Beach 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 Creswell Beach is Newcastle Airport (NCL) in England, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Creswell Beach is Teesside Airport (MME), also in England, 82 km (51 miles) away.

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Creswell Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 20:28 Local Time
SatSunday 09
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 1.2
ESE
1.1
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
S 15
SSE 10
S 10
S
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Creswell Beach

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

Wind History at Creswell Beach

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

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