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Blyth Beach

Long sandy, cresent shaped beach
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17th Mar 2009
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Blyth, South Beach is not the most scenic spot for windsurfing in Northumberland (Tyne & Wear to be precise) but it does work in most wind directions. Off shore gives good flat water blasting due to low land off the beach, whilst you can also get great waves or bump and jump conditions depending on wind direction.
Best to launching at the north end of the sandy beach that stretches from Seaton Sluice to the south, Blyth can provide great wave sailing at all points of the tide, however care should be taken of the groynes.
Best in S or SW wind directions and also the shore dump can be harsh at high tide.
Parking is free parking and is right on the beach; during the summer a chip shop van and ice cream van are usually in attendance.
You wouldn't really want to stay in Blyth overnight, but you are just down the road from the bright lights of Whitley Bay and all the B&B's, bars and restaurants it offers. For a quieter night and a pint in a more traditional setting, head for one of the cosy pubs in Seaton Sluice.
Directions: Take the A193 from Whitley Bay. First main roundabout, follow sign for the beach.
Sports Suitability
Surfing starstar
Surf Conditions at Blyth Beach can be Good
Buggying thumns_down
Buggying Conditions at Blyth Beach are Not Good
Windsurfing starstarstar
Windsurfing Conditions at Blyth Beach can be Excellent
Kitesurfing Conditions at Blyth Beach are Unknown
Wind Suitability
Windsurfing at Blyth Beach Kitesurfing at Blyth Beach
NW   N   NE
SW   S   SE
NW   N   NE
SW   S   SE

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Registered: 05-06-2009
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