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Sandford Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Sandford Bay Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.0 °C

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 10:28 Local time
Wednesday 18
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Wave (m) 1.8
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.3
NNE
1.2
NNE
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
E 10
E 10
E 10
ESE
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Sandford Bay on the East Coast is a sheltered beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers and there is also a left hand reef break.. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rocks,seals.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Peterhead, 3 km from Sandford Bay.

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Sandford Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Baylands Crescent Peterhead wx, 2 km from Sandford Bay.

light winds from the NE

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Air temperature
10.2 °C

Current weather near Sandford Bay

Overall Sandford Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to Sandford Bay:

  • Closest city location
    24 mi
  • Second closest city location
    84 mi
  • Third closest city location
    91 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    98 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    103 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Sandford Bay is Dyce (Aberdeen) Airport (ABZ) in U.k, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sandford Bay is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO), also in U.k, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Third is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 133 km (83 miles) away.
  • Inverness Airport (INV) in U.k is 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Dundee Airport (DND), also in U.k is the fifth nearest airport to Sandford Bay and is 137 km (85 miles) away.
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