Located in Durham/Northumberland, England, Seaton Carew is an average beach break that offers up some easygoing sections perfect for beginners and longboarders. The waves here are easy to surf and break for up to 150 meters over a rock and sand bottom. Watch out for pollution.
What are the best surf conditions for Seaton Carew?
Gets good between waist high and overhead. We recommend riding a longboard here when smaller and a shortboard as the size picks up. This break is suitable for all levels of surfer. The surf here is sheltered and therefore not the most consistent (4/10) but is generally uncrowded (3/10). The best winds are from the Southwest and West. The best swells are from the East, North, Northeast, South, Southeast, and Southwest.
We recommend wearing a 4/3 in the summer when water temperatures rise to 15 degrees. In the winter a 5/4 is best when water temperatures drop to 6 degrees. See the temperature chart below for more data on this.