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

Overall: 2.6

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Fraisthorpe Surf Guide

Fraisthorpe in North East England is a fairly exposed beach break that does not work very often. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Ideal winds are from the west northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. Watch out for rips and groynes.

Fraisthorpe Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
16.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fraisthorpe:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fraisthorpe occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fraisthorpe 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 14% of the time in November while 7% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 79% 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).

Explore Fraisthorpe Location Map

Interactive Fraisthorpe 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 Fraisthorpe is Humberside Airport (HUY) in England, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Fraisthorpe is Teesside Airport (MME), also in England, 95 km (59 miles) away.

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Fraisthorpe Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 31 July 2021, 11:06 Local Time
Saturday 31
Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 6 6 8
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off cross-
cross cross

Swell History at Fraisthorpe

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

Wind History at Fraisthorpe

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

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