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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 Recent cross-onshore wind has turned cross-shore at Ackergill (moderate winds from the SE at Wick 3 km from Ackergill). 1.2m 10 s period swell from NE with an additional 0.5m 10 s period swell from WNW
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Moderate
20 km/h
SE
Cross-Shore
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Ackergill Surf Forecast / Scot – East Coast / UK

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Monday 18 Mar 2019 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 7.1 °C (Statistics for 18 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 7.0 max: 8.2 min: 5.9 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.3
NE
1
NE
0.6
NE
0.6
WNW
0.7
WNW
1.5
WNW
2.2
WNW
2.4
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2.1
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1.8
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2.5
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2.2
WNW
Period(s) (?)111091111121416151414131211111214151514141212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)398204709312861217482756214418221265178373745929726222405451463616267266216571291
Wind
(km/h)
10
WSW
15
SSE
20
SW
25
SSW
30
WSW
20
W
15
WSW
25
S
35
SW
25
SSW
25
SW
45
WNW
25
W
25
SSW
45
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40
WNW
35
W
45
WSW
45
W
50
WNW
30
W
35
W
35
WNW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
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crosscross-
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High Tide
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9:35PM
3.24
9:51AM
3.35

10:27PM
3.43
10:40AM
3.58

11:13PM
3.57
11:26AM
3.75

11:57PM
3.61

12:10PM
3.81
12:39AM
3.57

12:54PM
3.77
1:18AM
3.45

1:36PM
3.62
1:57AM
3.28

2:18PM
3.39
Low Tide
/ height (m)

3:16PM
0.70

3:39AM
0.92
4:05PM
0.42

4:24AM
0.72
4:51PM
0.20

5:06AM
0.57
5:35PM
0.10

5:47AM
0.49

6:17PM
0.11
6:26AM
0.48

6:58PM
0.25
7:05AM
0.56

7:37PM
0.48
7:43AM
0.70

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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Rain (mm)
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High °C
67710121091312121078811778998910
Low °C
667811881111119677677689779
Chill °C (?)
4437977119107254722344456
Sunrise
6:18--6:16--6:13--6:09--6:07--6:05--6:01--5:58-
Sunset
-6:22--6:23--6:25--6:29--6:30--6:32--6:35--6:37
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 13mm), heaviest on Thu afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 13°C on Wed afternoon, min 6°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Mon morning, strong winds from the WNW by Thu night).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Fri night. Cool air temperatures (max 11°C on Fri night, min 6°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SW on Fri morning, near gales from the WNW by Sun 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.