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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 cross-off at Ackergill (light winds from the WNW at Wick Airport 3 km from Ackergill). 0.9m 5 s period swell from NE with an additional 0.7m 8 s period swell from N , plus 1.0m 8 s period wind swell from NW
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Actual: 41 min ago

Moderate
17 km/h
WNW
Cross-Off
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Ackergill Surf Forecast / Scot – East Coast / UK

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Thursday 27 Apr 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 7.6 °C (Statistics for 27 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 7.8 max: 8.7 min: 6.7 °C)

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Swell
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)887791261614131212111110109867778
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)30412343173516217721527720487452511872125306794117
Wind
(km/h)
30 NNW30
20 NNW20
15 ENE15
15 SE15
25 SE25
35 SSE35
45 SE45
40 SE40
40 SE40
45 SE45
40 ESE40
40 ESE40
35 ESE35
30 SE30
30 SE30
30 SE30
20 SE20
15 ENE15
15 ENE15
15 NNE15
25 NNE25
25 NNE25
20 NNE20
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

1:11AM
3.56

1:29PM
3.69
1:54AM
3.52

2:17PM
3.60
2:38AM
3.42

3:07PM
3.42
3:25AM
3.26

4:01PM
3.20

4:18AM
3.09
5:03PM
2.97

5:20AM
2.93
6:17PM
2.81

6:35AM
2.84

7:37PM
2.77
Low Tide
/ height (m)
6:48PM
0.25

7:06AM
0.35

7:31PM
0.35
7:51AM
0.38

8:16PM
0.54
8:39AM
0.49

9:03PM
0.79
9:31AM
0.65

9:56PM
1.06
10:34AM
0.82

11:01PM
1.29
11:54AM
0.95

12:28AM
1.42

1:20PM
0.97

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
88777898889888888776777
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
45543343335334446443333
Sunrise
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Sunset
8:52--8:53--8:57--8:59--9:00--9:04--9:06--9:07-
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Low air temperatures (max 9°C on Sat afternoon, min 6°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the N on Thu night, strong winds from the SE by Sat afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Mon morning. Low air temperatures (max 8°C on Mon morning, min 6°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ESE on Mon morning, light winds from the E by Tue 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.