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The Gare ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 2.0

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The Gare Surf Guide

The Gare in North East England is a very sheltered point break. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Ideal winds are from the southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the east.The break here is a left hand point. Hazards include pollution,groynes.

The Gare Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
8.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing The Gare:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing The Gare 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 0% of the time in January while 2% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 98% 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).

Explore The Gare Location Map

Interactive The Gare 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 The Gare is Teesside Airport (MME) in England, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to The Gare is Newcastle Airport (NCL), also in England, 57 km (35 miles) away.

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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
The Gare Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 06:05 Local Time
Saturday 08
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 8 8 8 5
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 15
SE 30
SE 35
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at The Gare

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

Wind History at The Gare

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

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