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King Edwards Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.2

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King Edwards Bay Surf Guide

King Edwards Bay in North East England is a fairly exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the west with some shelter here from west winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Water quality is rather poor here.

King Edwards Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s22.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
6.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing King Edwards Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at King Edwards Bay occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing King Edwards Bay 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 17% of the time in December while 10% 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
17%
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
73%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive King Edwards Bay 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 King Edwards Bay is Newcastle Airport (NCL) in England, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to King Edwards Bay is Teesside Airport (MME), also in England, 57 km (35 miles) away.

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King Edwards Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 08:58 Local Time
Monday 08
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 1.2
N
1.2
N
1.1
N
1.0
N
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 20
W 25
W 25
W 20
W
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at King Edwards Bay

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

Wind History at King Edwards Bay

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

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