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Seaton Sluice ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.2

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Seaton Sluice break guidePhoto by: GT ALLSOP

Seaton Sluice Surf Guide

Seaton Sluice in North East England is a reasonably exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Ideal winds are from the south southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide.

Seaton Sluice Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
9.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Seaton Sluice:

The best conditions reported for surf at Seaton Sluice occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Seaton Sluice 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 8% of the time in January while 19% 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.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
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 Seaton Sluice 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 Sluice is Newcastle Airport (NCL) in England, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Seaton Sluice is Teesside Airport (MME), also in England, 62 km (39 miles) away.

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Seaton Sluice Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 6 December 2020, 01:38 Local Time
Sunday 06
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
NNE 15
NNW 10
Wind State cross-
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Wind History at Seaton Sluice

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