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Saviskaill Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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Saviskaill Bay Surf Guide

Saviskaill Bay in Orkney is an exposed break. that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest.. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Saviskaill Bay Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Saviskaill Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Saviskaill Bay occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:
United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Saviskaill Bay sea temperature, Saviskaill Bay photographs, Saviskaill Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Saviskaill Bay webcams, current wind from Scot - Orkney live weather stations and Saviskaill 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 Saviskaill Bay

Saviskaill Bay Surf:

Thursday, 13 August 2020, 03:42 Local time
Thursday 13
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
NNW 25
NNW 20
N 20
Wind State on on on on

Tide Times:

At Saviskaill Bay (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Saviskaill Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP1243, 20 km from Saviskaill Bay.


Air temperature
14.1 °C

Current weather near Saviskaill Bay

Overall Saviskaill Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August


Surf stats for Saviskaill Bay: see the swell variation by month.

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

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Saviskaill Bay Location Maps

Saviskaill Bay Location Map

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Saviskaill Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Saviskaill Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Saviskaill Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    43 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    51 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Fair Isle
    55 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    88 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Saviskaill Bay is Kirkwall Airport (KOI) in Scotland, 25 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Saviskaill Bay is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Third is Sumburgh Airport (LSI) in U.k., 124 km (77 miles) away.
  • Lossiemouth Airport (LMO) in U.k is 165 km (102 miles) away.
  • Scatsta Airport (SDZ) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to Saviskaill Bay and is 169 km (105 miles) away.
Saviskaill Bay break location map and break info