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Redcar Scars ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.3

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Redcar Scars Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.3 °C

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Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 09:18 Local time
Tuesday 12
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 20 19 7 8
Wind (km/h) 25
WNW 35
NW 40
NW 40
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Redcar Scars in North East England is a fairly exposed reef break that has unreliable waves. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Ideal winds are from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. Both left and right reef breaks. Best around high tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for pollution/groynes.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Marske-by-the-Sea, 3 km from Redcar Scars.

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Redcar Scars Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Saltburn-By-The-Sea, 8 km from Redcar Scars.

light winds from the SSE

Air temperature
5 °C

Current weather near Redcar Scars

Buoy Data:

At Whitby Waverider, 19 miles from Redcar Scars.

  4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Average period (s) 3.1 3.4 4.2 4.9

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  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    River Tees
    5 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    8 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Redcar Scars is Teesside Airport (MME) in England, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Redcar Scars is Newcastle Airport (NCL), also in England, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in England, 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • Carlisle Airport (CAX) in England is 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Humberside Airport (HUY), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Redcar Scars and is 124 km (77 miles) away.
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