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East Runton ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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East Runton break guidePhoto by: Marcus

East Runton Surf Guide

East Runton in East Anglia is a reasonably exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Watch out for rocks / rips.

East Runton Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing East Runton:

The best conditions reported for surf at East Runton occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing East Runton with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 1% of the time in December while 16% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 83% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
1%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
16%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
83%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore East Runton Location Map

Interactive East Runton 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 East Runton is Coltishall Airport (CLF) in England, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to East Runton is Norwich Airport (NWI), also in England, 30 km (19 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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East Runton Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 19:46 Local Time
Tuesday 15Wed
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.2
N
0.2
N
0.2
N
0.2
N
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
15
20
20
20
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at East Runton

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

Wind History at East Runton

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

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    • Icon beachBeach/pier
    • Icon  s33.0
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    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    27km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    28km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    31km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    44km away

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