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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 Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.0 °C

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Sunday, 17 November 2019, 03:09 Local time
Sunday 17
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
ENE 20
ENE 25
Wind State cross-

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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.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Loftus, 6 km from Staithes.

IS AT (local time)

Staithes Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Loftus, 5 km from Staithes.

light winds from the NE

Air temperature
7.3 °C

Current weather near Staithes

Buoy Data:

At Whitby Waverider, 8 miles from Staithes.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.8
Dominant period (s) 9.1 9.1 10.0 8.3

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Staithes Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Staithes:

  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    8 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    River Tees
    16 mi


  • 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.
  • Third is Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in England, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Humberside Airport (HUY) in England is 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • Carlisle Airport (CAX), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Staithes and is 136 km (84 miles) away.
Staithes break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Staithes, North East England. Use the tab navigation above to view Staithes sea temperature, Staithes photographs, Staithes detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Staithes webcams, current wind from North East England live weather stations and Staithes tide predictions. The United Kingdom swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United Kingdom and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United Kingdom wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Staithes.