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Razor Blades (Whitburn) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0

Overall: 2.2

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Razor Blades (Whitburn) Surf Guide

Razor Blades(Whitburn) in North East England is a fairly exposed reef break that does not work very often. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. There is no beach break and a left hand reef break too.. Hazards include pollution and rocks.

Razor Blades (Whitburn) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s22.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
7.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Razor Blades (Whitburn):

The best conditions reported for surf at Razor Blades (Whitburn) occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Razor Blades (Whitburn) 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 16% of the time in December while 11% 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
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
11%
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 Razor Blades (Whitburn) 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 Razor Blades (Whitburn) is Newcastle Airport (NCL) in England, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Razor Blades (Whitburn) is Teesside Airport (MME), also in England, 50 km (31 miles) away.

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Razor Blades (Whitburn) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 17 January 2021, 12:22 Local Time
Sunday 17
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 0.1
N
0.1
N
0.2
N
0.8
NNW
Period (s) 16 15 14 6
Wind (km/h) 30
WNW 25
WNW 30
W 25
WSW
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Razor Blades (Whitburn)

Surf stats for Razor Blades (Whitburn), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Razor Blades (Whitburn)

Wind stats for Razor Blades (Whitburn), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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