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SnabPoint ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.4

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SnabPoint Surf Guide

SnabPoint in North East England is a reasonably exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Both left and right reef breaks. Hazards include pollution/rips.

SnabPoint Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s22.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
10.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing SnabPoint:

The best conditions reported for surf at SnabPoint 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 SnabPoint (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing SnabPoint 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 11% of the time in January while 16% 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
11%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
16%
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).
SnabPoint Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 27 November 2020, 14:34 Local Time
Friday 27Sat
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 0.5
N
0.3
N
0.3
N
0.3
N
Period (s) 9 19 19 18
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 5
S 10
SSW 10
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
glass cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at SnabPoint

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

Wind History at SnabPoint

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

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