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Saviskaill Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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Saviskaill Bay Spot ID

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Type: -

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.2 °C

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Saturday, 18 August 2018, 10:03 Local time
Saturday 18
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 10 10 12 12
Wind (km/h) 55
WSW 60
WSW 50
W 40
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Saviskaill Bay in Orkney is an exposed break. that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest.. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Saviskaill Bay (0 km).

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Saviskaill Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP1235, 26 km from Saviskaill Bay.


Air temperature
13.6 °C

Current weather near Saviskaill Bay

Buoy Data:

At K7 Buoy, 117 miles from Saviskaill Bay.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.5
Average period (s) 7 7 7 7

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Overall Saviskaill Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Saviskaill Bay Location Maps

Saviskaill Bay Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Saviskaill Bay:

  • Closest city location
    127 mi
  • Second closest city location
    143 mi
  • Third closest city location
    187 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    193 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    206 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Saviskaill Bay is Kirkwall Airport (KOI) in Scotland, 25 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Saviskaill Bay is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Third is Sumburgh Airport (LSI) in U.k., 124 km (77 miles) away.
  • Lossiemouth Airport (LMO) in U.k is 165 km (102 miles) away.
  • Scatsta Airport (SDZ) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to Saviskaill Bay and is 169 km (105 miles) away.
Saviskaill Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Saviskaill Bay, Scot - Orkney. Use the tab navigation above to view Saviskaill Bay sea temperature, Saviskaill Bay photographs, Saviskaill Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Saviskaill Bay webcams, current wind from Scot - Orkney live weather stations and Saviskaill Bay tide predictions. The United Kingdom swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United Kingdom and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United Kingdom wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Saviskaill Bay.