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Sandsend Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Sandsend Bay Spot ID

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Sandsend Bay

Photo credit: Dan Williams

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Sandsend Bay

Photo credit: Dan Williams

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.1 °C

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Thursday, 5 December 2019, 14:49 Local time
Thursday 05Fri
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 40
SW 50
SW 45
WSW 35
Wind State cross-

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Sandsend Bay in North East England is a reasonably exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Whitby, England, 4 km from Sandsend Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Sandsend Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Whitby Waverider, 4 km from Sandsend Bay.


Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near Sandsend Bay

Buoy Data:

At Whitby Waverider, 2 miles from Sandsend Bay.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.3
Dominant period (s) 13.3 12.5 13.3 4.5

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Sandsend Bay Location Maps

Sandsend Bay Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Sandsend Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Sandsend Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    15 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    19 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Sandsend Bay is Teesside Airport (MME) in England, 49 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sandsend Bay is Newcastle Airport (NCL), also in England, 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Third is Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in England, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Humberside Airport (HUY) in England is 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Carlisle Airport (CAX), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Sandsend Bay and is 146 km (91 miles) away.
Sandsend Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Sandsend Bay, North East England. Use the tab navigation above to view Sandsend Bay sea temperature, Sandsend Bay photographs, Sandsend Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sandsend Bay webcams, current wind from North East England live weather stations and Sandsend Bay 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 Sandsend Bay.