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

Overall: 2.2

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Staithes break guidePhoto by: Alex

Staithes Surf Guide

Staithes in North East England is a fairly exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Ideal winds are from the south southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north. There is a left breaking reef. Water quality is rather poor here.

Staithes Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s22.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
15.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Staithes:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Explore Staithes Location Map

Interactive Staithes 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 Staithes is Teesside Airport (MME) in England, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Staithes is Newcastle Airport (NCL), also in England, 79 km (49 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Staithes Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 25 September 2021, 08:01 Local Time
Saturday 25
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m)
0.9
N
0.9
N
0.8
N
0.8
N
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
5
Wind State off off off cross-
off

Swell History at Staithes

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

Wind History at Staithes

Wind stats for Staithes, 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 Staithes. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s21.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    9km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Staithes: