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Sandsend Bay break guidePhoto by: Dan Williams

Sandsend Bay Surf Guide

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.

Sandsend Bay Spot Info

Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
7.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sandsend Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sandsend Bay occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

Explore Sandsend Bay Location Map

Interactive Sandsend Bay 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 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.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Sandsend Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 29 January 2023, 19:53 Local Time
SunMonday 30
Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 16 7 8
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
off off off

Swell History at Sandsend Bay

Surf stats for Sandsend Bay, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Sandsend Bay

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Sandsend Bay. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach/pier
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s21.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Sandsend Bay: