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Dalmore Bay (Lewis) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Dalmore Bay (Lewis) Surf Guide

Dalmore Bay in Lewis is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Both left and right reef breaks. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Dalmore Bay (Lewis) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
7.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dalmore Bay (Lewis):

The best conditions reported for surf at Dalmore Bay (Lewis) occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Dalmore Bay (Lewis) (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Dalmore Bay (Lewis) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 25% of the time in April while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 18% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
25%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
18%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dalmore Bay (Lewis) Location Map

Interactive Dalmore Bay (Lewis) 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 Dalmore Bay (Lewis) is Stornoway Airport (SYY) in U.k., which is 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dalmore Bay (Lewis) is Benbecula Airport (BEB) in U.k, 99 km (61 miles) away.

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Dalmore Bay (Lewis) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 22:44 Local Time
ThuFriday 26
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 3.5
W
3.0
W
2.5
W
2.5
W
Period (s) 12 12 12 11
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 25
SW 25
SW 25
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Swell History at Dalmore Bay (Lewis)

Surf stats for Dalmore Bay (Lewis), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Dalmore Bay (Lewis)

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

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