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

Overall: 2.8

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Scarborough South Bay Spot ID

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.8 °C

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Friday, 22 November 2019, 09:44 Local time
Friday 22
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 25
SSE 25
SSE 25
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Scarborough South Bay in North East England is a quite exposed beach and point break that has quite reliable surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Ideal winds are from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. Waves at the beach break both left and right When the surf is up, crowds are likely Hazards include rocks / crowds.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Scarborough, 3 km from Scarborough South Bay.

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Scarborough South Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Scarborough Waverider, 3 km from Scarborough South Bay.


Air temperature
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Current weather near Scarborough South Bay

Buoy Data:

At Scarborough Waverider, 2 miles from Scarborough South Bay.

  4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
Dominant period (s) 6.3 6.3 6.3 5.9

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  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    15 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    18 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    26 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Scarborough South Bay is Teesside Airport (MME) in England, 73 km (45 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Scarborough South Bay is Humberside Airport (HUY), also in England, 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in England, 94 km (58 miles) away.
  • Newcastle Airport (NCL) in England is 120 km (75 miles) away.
  • Waddington Airport (WTN) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to Scarborough South Bay and is 123 km (76 miles) away.
Scarborough South Bay break location map and break info

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