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Gullane Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Gullane Bay Spot ID

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 7.6 °C

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Monday, 20 January 2020, 04:43 Local time
Monday 20
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 35
WSW 35
WSW 35
WSW 35
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Gullane Bay on the East Coast is a sheltered beach and point break that does not work very often. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Rarely crowded here. Take care of the strong rips here.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For North Berwick, 8 km from Gullane Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Gullane Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP732, 7 km from Gullane Bay.


Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near Gullane Bay

Buoy Data:

At Firth of Forth WaveNet Site, 16 miles from Gullane Bay.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
Dominant period (s) 4.7 4.3 4.7 4.5

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Overall Gullane Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January


Surf stats for Gullane Bay: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Gullane Bay: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Gullane Bay Location Maps

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Wave buoys nearest to Gullane Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Gullane Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    North Berwick
    5 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    8 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    11 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Gullane Bay is Edinburgh Airport (EDI) in U.k, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gullane Bay is Leuchars Airport (ADX), also in U.k, 37 km (23 miles) away.
  • Third is Dundee Airport (DND) in U.k, 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Glasgow Airport (GLA) in U.k is 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Carlisle Airport (CAX) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Gullane Bay and is 123 km (76 miles) away.
Gullane Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Gullane Bay, Scot - East Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Gullane Bay sea temperature, Gullane Bay photographs, Gullane Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Gullane Bay webcams, current wind from Scot - East Coast live weather stations and Gullane 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 Gullane Bay.