A map of the continent of Westeros marking the location of the Bay of Seals in blue.

Osha: "Got in a boat and rowed past the Bay of Seals."
Bran: "It would take us two months to get to the Bay of Seals."
— Osha and Bran Stark.[src]

The Bay of Seals is a large bay off the north-eastern coast of the continent of Westeros. It is part of the Shivering Sea. The bay runs from the wildling territories beyond the Wall to the Grey Cliffs north-east of Karhold. Eastwatch-by-the-Sea, the eastern-most castle on the Wall, is located on the edge of the bay. The Night's Watch controls the coast southwards for 150 miles (the eastern edge of the Gift). The coast south of that is controlled by House Umber. House Karstark controls much of the southern coast of the bay.  The bay is one of the entry points for wildling raiding parties, as they can use it to sneak around the Wall in small boats.

The islands of Skane and Skagos (amongst others) are located in the bay.[1]

In the books

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, the Bay of Seals is reported as being difficult to cross in autumn, as storms make it almost impassable. Ships risk being dashed against the rocky coastline of Skagos if they are not careful.


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