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Seaton Carew ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.6

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Seaton Carew Surf Guide

Seaton Carew in North East England is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that only works once in a while. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest with some shelter here from northwest winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Hazards include pollution/groynes.

Seaton Carew Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
7.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Seaton Carew:

The best conditions reported for surf at Seaton Carew occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Seaton Carew with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in January while 21% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 69% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
21%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
69%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Seaton Carew Location Map

Interactive Seaton Carew 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 Seaton Carew is Teesside Airport (MME) in England, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Seaton Carew is Newcastle Airport (NCL), also in England, 54 km (34 miles) away.

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Seaton Carew Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 23 January 2021, 13:30 Local Time
Saturday 23Sun
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 1.8
N
1.8
N
1.7
N
1.6
N
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 15
WNW 15
WNW 15
W
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Seaton Carew

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

Wind History at Seaton Carew

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

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