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Ackergill ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Ackergill (fresh winds from the WNW at Wick Airport 3 km from Ackergill). 1.3m 5 s period wind swell from WNW
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31 km/h
WNW
Offshore
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Ackergill Surf Forecast / Scot – East Coast / UK

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Saturday 19 Aug 2017 BST

Ackergill surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Ackergill sea temperature is 12.7 °C (Statistics for 19 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 13.3 max: 15.1 min: 11.6 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)8-6888881155677666655555
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)110120239177593116294979205254631102233656
Wind
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25 W25
35 WNW35
30 NW30
30 NW30
20 NNW20
5 NW5
10 E10
20 ESE20
30 ESE30
30 ESE30
35 ESE35
40 ESE40
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20 SE20
15 NW15
10 S10
10 SSE10
5 WSW5
10 SE10
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20 SE20
15 ESE15
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High Tide
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10:01AM
3.17

10:26PM
3.27
11:00AM
3.32

11:18PM
3.46
11:52AM
3.44

12:06AM
3.61
12:38PM
3.50

12:50AM
3.69

1:21PM
3.49
1:32AM
3.69

2:01PM
3.41






Low Tide
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4:12PM
1.00

4:42AM
0.69
5:02PM
0.89

5:31AM
0.49
5:46PM
0.79

6:16AM
0.36
6:27PM
0.72

6:58AM
0.31

7:06PM
0.71
7:38AM
0.36

7:43PM
0.76





Note: the tide data above is for Wick, Scotland which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ackergill.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Ackergill blow from the W.
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Summary
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
5:39--5:43--5:45--5:47--5:48--5:50--5:54--5:56-
Sunset
-8:49--8:46--8:44--8:40--8:37--8:36--8:32--8:30
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Sat morning, min 11°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Sun night, fresh winds from the ESE by Tue night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 56mm), heaviest during Wed morning. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Wed afternoon, min 13°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ESE on Wed morning, light winds from the WSW by Thu night).

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Information about the Ackergill Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Ackergill provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Ackergill can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Ackergill surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Ackergill) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Ackergill may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Scotland - East Coast? If you are looking for accommodation near Ackergill, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Scotland - East Coast, consider staying in Wick which is 6 km (4 miles) away. Other places in and around Scotland - East Coast where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Scrabster which is 31 km (19 miles) away, Kirkwall, Lossiemouth and Buckie.