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Sandhaven ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Sandhaven Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.2 °C

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Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 11:51 Local time
Tuesday 15
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 7 7 6 8
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
E 10
ENE 10
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Sandhaven on the East Coast is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the south. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the north. The reef provides both left and right breaks. Rarely crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Fraserburgh, 3 km from Sandhaven.

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Sandhaven Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rosehearty, 4 km from Sandhaven.


Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Sandhaven

Buoy Data:

At Moray Firth WaveNet Site, 50 miles from Sandhaven.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 6.7 7.1 6.9 6.3

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Overall Sandhaven Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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

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Town and city forecasts close to Sandhaven:

  • Closest city location
    37 mi
  • Second closest city location
    83 mi
  • Third closest city location
    92 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    104 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    112 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Sandhaven is Dyce (Aberdeen) Airport (ABZ) in U.k, 56 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sandhaven is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO), also in U.k, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Inverness Airport (INV) in U.k is 120 km (75 miles) away.
  • Kirkwall Airport (KOI) in Scotland is the fifth nearest airport to Sandhaven and is 149 km (93 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Sandhaven, Scot - East Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Sandhaven sea temperature, Sandhaven photographs, Sandhaven detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sandhaven webcams, current wind from Scot - East Coast live weather stations and Sandhaven 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 Sandhaven.