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Spey Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Crowds: 3.5

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Spey Bay Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 7.7 °C

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Monday, 4 May 2015, 08:59 Local time
Monday 04
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Wave (m) 2.0
ESE
1.8
ESE
1.7
E
1.3
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SW 35
WSW 25
WSW
Wind State cross-
off
off cross-
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Spey Bay on the East Coast is a fairly exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Water quality is rather poor here.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Buckie, 8 km from Spey Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Spey Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lossiemouth RAF, 13 km from Spey Bay.

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Air temperature
1.7 °C

Current weather near Spey Bay

Overall Spey Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Also see Spey Bay surf quality by season and Spey Bay surf quality by month.

Spey Bay Location Maps

Spey Bay Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Spey Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Spey Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Spey Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    Buckie
    5 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Lossiemouth
    8 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Nairn
    29 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Moray Firth (sheet pile wall)
    33 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Fraserburgh
    40 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Spey Bay:

  • Closest ski area
    The Lecht (United Kingdom)
    34 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Cairngorm (United Kingdom)
    44 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Glenshee (United Kingdom)
    61 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Nevis Range (United Kingdom)
    91 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Glencoe Mountain Resort (United Kingdom)
    97 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Spey Bay:

  • Closest city location
    Inverness (United Kingdom)
    45 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Aberdeen (United Kingdom)
    52 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Spittal of Glenshee (United Kingdom)
    60 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Dundee (United Kingdom)
    83 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Perth (United Kingdom)
    89 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Spey Bay is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO) in U.k, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Spey Bay is Inverness Airport (INV), also in U.k, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Third is Dyce (Aberdeen) Airport (ABZ) in U.k, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k. is 87 km (54 miles) away.
  • Dundee Airport (DND) in U.k is the fifth nearest airport to Spey Bay and is 136 km (84 miles) away.
Spey Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Spey Bay, Scot - East Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Spey Bay sea temperature, Spey Bay photographs, Spey Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Spey Bay webcams, current wind from Scot - East Coast live weather stations and Spey 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 Spey Bay.