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Laggan Bay (Islay) Surf Guide

Laggan Bay in Islay is a quite exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Laggan Bay (Islay) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Laggan Bay (Islay):

The best conditions reported for surf at Laggan Bay (Islay) occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Laggan Bay (Islay) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in February while 53% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 39% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Laggan Bay (Islay) Location Map

Interactive Laggan Bay (Islay) 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 Laggan Bay (Islay) is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 1 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Laggan Bay (Islay) is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 91 km (57 miles) away.

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Laggan Bay (Islay) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 26 June 2022, 14:46 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 11 9 5 7
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Laggan Bay (Islay)

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

Wind History at Laggan Bay (Islay)

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

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