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Saligo (Islay) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Saligo (Islay) Surf Guide

Saligo in Islay is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Saligo (Islay) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Saligo (Islay):

The best conditions reported for surf at Saligo (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 Saligo (Islay) (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Saligo (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 28% of the time in April while 59% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% 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 Saligo (Islay) Location Map

Interactive Saligo (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 Saligo (Islay) is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Saligo (Islay) is Tiree Airport (TRE) in U.k., 80 km (50 miles) away.

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Saligo (Islay) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 06:33 Local Time
Sunday 16
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
E 15
NE 15
Wind State off off cross-

Swell History at Saligo (Islay)

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

Wind History at Saligo (Islay)

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

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