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Lossit Bay (Islay) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.8

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Lossit Bay (Islay) Surf Guide

Lossit Bay in Islay is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east with some shelter here from northeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide.

Lossit Bay (Islay) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lossit Bay (Islay):

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Lossit Bay (Islay) 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 24% of the time in April while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 21% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
24%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
55%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
21%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lossit Bay (Islay) Location Map

Interactive Lossit 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 Lossit Bay (Islay) is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Lossit Bay (Islay) is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 85 km (53 miles) away.

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Lossit Bay (Islay) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 06:53 Local Time
Sunday 16
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.2
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.0
WSW
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
E 20
E 15
ENE 10
N
Wind State off off cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Lossit Bay (Islay)

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

Wind History at Lossit Bay (Islay)

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

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