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Caves (Sandsend) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Caves (Sandsend) Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.2 °C

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Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 07:19 Local time
Tuesday 19
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 10
W 5
W 10
SW 10
Wind State off off cross-

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Caves(Sandsend) in North East England is a fairly exposed point break that only works once in a while. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the west with some shelter here from west winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the north. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Whitby, England, 5 km from Caves (Sandsend).

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Caves (Sandsend) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Whitby Waverider, 4 km from Caves (Sandsend).


Air temperature
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Current weather near Caves (Sandsend)

Buoy Data:

At Whitby Waverider, 2 miles from Caves (Sandsend).

  2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
Dominant period (s) 6.7 6.7 6.3 6.7

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  • Closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    13 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    15 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    19 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Caves (Sandsend) is Teesside Airport (MME) in England, 49 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Caves (Sandsend) is Newcastle Airport (NCL), also in England, 87 km (54 miles) away.
  • Third is Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in England, 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Humberside Airport (HUY) in England is 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Carlisle Airport (CAX), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Caves (Sandsend) and is 145 km (90 miles) away.
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