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Caves (Sandsend) Surf Guide

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.

Caves (Sandsend) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
15.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Caves (Sandsend):

The best conditions reported for surf at Caves (Sandsend) occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

Explore Caves (Sandsend) Location Map

Interactive Caves (Sandsend) surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. 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.

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Caves (Sandsend) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 12 August 2022, 12:28 Local Time
Friday 12
Wave (m)
Period (s) - 4 4 2
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Caves (Sandsend)

Surf stats for Caves (Sandsend), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Caves (Sandsend)

Wind stats for Caves (Sandsend), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Caves (Sandsend). Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach/pier
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s21.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Caves (Sandsend):