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Filey Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.7

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Filey Bay Surf Guide

Filey Bay in North East England is a fairly exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Ideal winds are from the northwest. The ideal swell direction from the north northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Filey Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
13.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Filey Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Filey Bay occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Filey Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in December while 9% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 79% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
9%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
79%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Filey Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 27 September 2020, 03:34 Local Time
Sunday 27
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 4.0
N
3.5
N
3.5
N
3.0
N
Period (s) 10 10 9 9
Wind (km/h) 50
N 50
N 45
N 40
N
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Filey Bay

Surf stats for Filey Bay, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Filey Bay

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

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