About East Runton

Best known break on this part of the coastline, an average section of beach break with chalk-flint reef offering short rights and longer lefts. Best from mid to three quarter tide. Like many breaks here its exposed to winds. Water is brown from the fine sediment.

Source: East Runton Surf Guide

Ability Level

Beginner - intermediate

Beg Int Adv

Fun for all surfers when small, better for the more experienced in bigger waves.

Local Vibe


Welcoming Intimidating

Fairly relaxed.

Crowd Factor


Mellow Heavy

Popular when swells kick in.

Spot Rating


Poor Perfect

Fun, mellow, peeling waves.

Shoulder Burn


Light Exhausting

OK unless big when currents and rips kick in.

Water Quality


Clean Dirty

OK - can be sewage after heavy rains.

Additional Information


Rips, reef.


Parking in car park by slipway.

Bring Your

Shortboard, fish, funboard, longboard, sup


Sand and chalky-flint.

Best Season

September - February when the North Sea comes to life.

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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