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Stinky Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.5

Overall: 3.4

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Stinky Bay Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.9 °C

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Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 14:10 Local time
Tuesday 23Wed
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 8 8 10 11
Wind (km/h) 35
SW 35
SW 35
SW 40
Wind State cross-
on cross-

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Stinky Bay in Jersey is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. There is no beach break and there is also a left hand reef break.. Best around low tide. Often Crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Plemont, 2 km from Stinky Bay.

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Stinky Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Jersey Airport, 5 km from Stinky Bay.

moderate winds from the SSW

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Stinky Bay

Buoy Data:

At Channel Islands Buoy, 54 miles from Stinky Bay.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.1
Average period (s) 8 8 8 8

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Overall Stinky Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Stinky Bay is Jersey Airport (JER) in England, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Stinky Bay is Guernsey Airport (GCI) in Guernsey Isld., 33 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is Maupertus (Cherbourg) Airport (CER) in France, 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • Pleurtuit (Dinard) Airport (DNR) in France is 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Armor (St.-brieuc Armor) Airport (SBK), also in France is the fifth nearest airport to Stinky Bay and is 90 km (56 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Stinky Bay, Jersey. Use the tab navigation above to view Stinky Bay sea temperature, Stinky Bay photographs, Stinky Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Stinky Bay webcams, current wind from Jersey live weather stations and Stinky 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 Stinky Bay.


 23rd Jan 2018 09:31:41 AM UTC: FOLLOWING ALASKA MAGNITUDE 8.2 EQ.
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