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Runswick Bay Surf Guide

Runswick Bay in North East England is a fairly exposed reef and point break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the north. No beach break here and there is right hand reef break too. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Runswick Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s21.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Runswick Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Runswick Bay occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

Explore Runswick Bay Location Map

Interactive Runswick 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 Runswick Bay is Teesside Airport (MME) in England, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Runswick Bay is Newcastle Airport (NCL), also in England, 83 km (52 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Runswick Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 9 December 2021, 04:24 Local Time
Thursday 09
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m)
0.3
NE
0.5
NE
0.5
NE
0.5
NE
Period (s) 10 9 9 8
Wind (km/h)
15
15
15
20
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at Runswick Bay

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

Wind History at Runswick Bay

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Runswick Bay. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach/pier
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    9km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Runswick Bay: