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Banff ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Banff (light winds from the W at Ceol na Mara Portsoy wx 10 km from Banff). 1.2m 8 s period swell from NNE with an additional 0.7m 8 s period swell from E
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Glassy
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Banff Surf Forecast / Scot – East Coast / UK

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Wednesday 22 Nov 2017 GMT

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

Today's Banff sea temperature is 10.6 °C (Statistics for 22 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 10.1 max: 11.2 min: 9.1 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.2
NNE
1.4
NNE
1.1
NNE
1.8
NW
1.1
NNW
1.7
NNW
1.6
NNW
1.5
NNW
2.2
NW
3.5
WNW
3.5
NW
4.5
NW
4
NNW
2
NNW
0.7
N
0.8
NNE
1.6
WNW
0.7
NW
1.7
NNW
4
N
3
NNE
2
NNE
1.2
NE
Period(s) (?)999612111212131389810111151069887
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)197275202192361736710595148041521676290721677781141561381081812257928439147
Wind
(km/h)
15
NW
15
W
35
W
40
WNW
40
W
40
WSW
35
WSW
35
W
40
WSW
55
W
50
WNW
55
NW
50
NW
15
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10
NW
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W
40
W
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N
35
NW
50
NNE
35
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NNE
25
WNW
Wind State(?)cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
crosscross-
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cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)

2:10AM
2.80

2:17PM
2.90
2:50AM
2.62

2:58PM
2.76

3:38AM
2.46
3:44PM
2.63

4:37AM
2.35
4:43PM
2.53

5:48AM
2.33
5:54PM
2.51

7:01AM
2.42

7:04PM
2.58
8:03AM
2.61

8:06PM
2.74
Low Tide
/ height (m)

7:59PM
0.56
8:09AM
0.85

8:39PM
0.70
8:47AM
1.01

9:25PM
0.85
9:32AM
1.16

10:19PM
0.97
10:29AM
1.27

11:24PM
1.02
11:41AM
1.32

12:32AM
0.97

12:58PM
1.25
1:37AM
0.82

2:03PM
1.08

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Banff blow from the S.
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rain showers
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
332------142-31162392--
High °C
65554444577665557568777
Low °C
54443333466653446556776
Chill °C (?)
320-1-2-2-2-2-122000112003233
Sunrise
--8:11--8:14--8:15--8:18--8:19--8:22--8:23--
Sunset
3:41--3:40--3:37--3:37--3:34--3:33--3:33--3:32-
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 13mm), heaviest on Wed night. Low air temperatures (max 7°C on Sat afternoon, min 3°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Wed afternoon, near gales from the NW by Sat night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 29mm), heaviest during Tue night. Low air temperatures (max 8°C on Tue night, min 3°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NW on Sun morning, calm by Sun night).

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Information about the Banff Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Banff provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Banff can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Banff 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 (Banff) 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 Banff 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 Banff, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Scotland - East Coast, consider staying in Macduff which is 3 km (2 miles) away. Other places in and around Scotland - East Coast where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Buckie which is 26 km (16 miles) away, Fraserburgh, Lossiemouth and Peterhead.