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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 Continuing glassy conditions at Ackergill (light winds from the W at Wick Airport 3 km from Ackergill). 1.2m 13 s period swell from WNW with 0.8m 4 s period wind swell from SW
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Glassy
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Ackergill Surf Forecast / Scot – East Coast / UK

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Friday 19 Jan 2018 GMT

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 7.7 °C (Statistics for 19 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 7.9 max: 9.0 min: 6.5 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.3
WNW
1.2
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0.9
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0.6
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Period(s) (?)131413121141013161413131615141017161413121110
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Wave
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Energy(?)569522367196915091347566844728556822281983418237679160484869196133
Wind
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25
WSW
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20
NNW
10
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40
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35
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30
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High Tide
/ height (m)
1:07AM
3.22

1:09PM
3.51
1:41AM
3.17

1:44PM
3.45
2:18AM
3.10

2:22PM
3.36
2:59AM
3.02

3:05PM
3.26

3:47AM
2.94
3:56PM
3.15

4:45AM
2.87
4:58PM
3.05





Low Tide
/ height (m)

6:47AM
1.08

7:18PM
0.88
7:20AM
1.12

7:52PM
0.91
7:55AM
1.18

8:28PM
0.97
8:33AM
1.26

9:11PM
1.05
9:21AM
1.36

10:05PM
1.14
10:23AM
1.45

11:15PM
1.22




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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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 20mm), heaviest during Sun night. Low air temperatures (max 8°C on Tue morning, min 3°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, near gales from the SSE by Sun night).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Low air temperatures (max 9°C on Tue night, min 5°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Wed morning, calm by Thu afternoon).

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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.