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Peffer Sands ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Peffer Sands Surf Guide

Peffer Sands on the East Coast is a quite exposed beach break that is often working. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the south southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days.

Peffer Sands Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
very consistent10.3°C

Surfing Peffer Sands:

The best conditions reported for surf at Peffer Sands occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Peffer Sands sea temperature, Peffer Sands photographs, Peffer Sands detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Peffer Sands webcams, current wind from Scot - East Coast live weather stations and Peffer Sands 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 Peffer Sands

Peffer Sands Surf:

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 16:47 Local time
Thursday 28Fri
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 8 7 6 6
Wind (km/h) 0
SSE 15
SE 10
Wind State glass cross-

Tide Times:

For North Berwick, 6 km from Peffer Sands.

IS AT (local time)

Peffer Sands Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Torness Power Station Waverider, 15 km from Peffer Sands.


Air temperature
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Current weather near Peffer Sands

Buoy Data:

At Torness Power Station Waverider, 9 miles from Peffer Sands.

  11AM 12PM 1PM 2PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.2
Dominant period (s) 12.5 11.8 13.3 12.5

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Overall Peffer Sands Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for Peffer Sands: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Peffer Sands: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Peffer Sands Location Maps

Peffer Sands Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Peffer Sands:

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Wave buoys nearest to Peffer Sands:

Tide stations nearest to Peffer Sands:

  • Closest tide station
    North Berwick
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    17 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Peffer Sands is Leuchars Airport (ADX) in U.k, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Peffer Sands is Edinburgh Airport (EDI), also in U.k, 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Dundee Airport (DND) in U.k, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Glasgow Airport (GLA) in U.k is 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Carlisle Airport (CAX) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Peffer Sands and is 124 km (77 miles) away.
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