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Talisker Bay (Skye) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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Talisker Bay (Skye) Surf Guide

Talisker Bay in Skye is a very sheltered beach break. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the northeast with some shelter here from north winds. Waves can be ok even in light onshore winds Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown.

Talisker Bay (Skye) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
7.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Talisker Bay (Skye):

The best conditions reported for surf at Talisker Bay (Skye) occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Talisker Bay (Skye) (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Talisker Bay (Skye) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 6% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 94% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Talisker Bay (Skye) Location Map

Interactive Talisker Bay (Skye) 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 Talisker Bay (Skye) is Benbecula Airport (BEB) in U.k, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Talisker Bay (Skye) is Tiree Airport (TRE) in U.k., 91 km (57 miles) away.

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Talisker Bay (Skye) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 17 April 2021, 01:29 Local Time
FriSaturday 17
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 11 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 20
SSE 20
SSE 20
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Talisker Bay (Skye)

Surf stats for Talisker Bay (Skye), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Talisker Bay (Skye)

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

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