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White Sands ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.7
Consistency of Surf: 1.7
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 1.8

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White Sands Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 7.7 °C

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Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 17:05 Local time
Tuesday 28Wed
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 40
WSW 40
WSW 40
W 45
Wind State off off off off

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White Sands on the East Coast is a fairly exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Ideal winds are from the west southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells Waves at the beach break both left and right. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for dangerous rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Dunbar, 1 km from White Sands.

IS AT (local time)

White Sands Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Torness Power Station Waverider, 7 km from White Sands.


Air temperature
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Current weather near White Sands

Buoy Data:

At Torness Power Station Waverider, 4 miles from White Sands.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 11.8 11.8 11.1 10.0

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Overall White Sands Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January


Surf stats for White Sands: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for White Sands: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Tide stations nearest to White Sands:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    North Berwick
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    18 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    21 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to White Sands is Leuchars Airport (ADX) in U.k, 46 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to White Sands is Edinburgh Airport (EDI), also in U.k, 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Dundee Airport (DND) in U.k, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Carlisle Airport (CAX) in England is 120 km (75 miles) away.
  • Newcastle Airport (NCL), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to White Sands and is 120 km (75 miles) away.
White Sands break location map and break info

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