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

Overall: 2.8

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White Pole Surf Guide

White Pole in North East England is a quite exposed reef break that does not work very often. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Both left and right reef breaks. Best around mid tide when the tide is falling. Beware of pollution/rips.

White Pole Spot Info

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

Surfing White Pole:

The best conditions reported for surf at White Pole occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing White Pole 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 10% of the time in January while 4% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 86% 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 White Pole Location Map

Interactive White Pole 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 White Pole is Newcastle Airport (NCL) in England, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to White Pole is Teesside Airport (MME), also in England, 80 km (50 miles) away.

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White Pole Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 4 December 2020, 13:42 Local Time
Friday 04Sat
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 40
NE 50
E 35
E 35
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at White Pole

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

Wind History at White Pole

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

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