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Barvas (Lewis) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off winds at Barvas (Lewis) are now cross-shore so expect speed-bumps in the surf (light winds from the SSW at Stornoway Airport 22 km from Barvas (Lewis)). 0.6m 9 s period swell from WSW
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22 km away, 49 min ago

Moderate
17 km/h
SSW
10.3
7.2
Air / Water (°C)
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Barvas (Lewis) Surf Forecast / Scot – Outer Hebrides / UK

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Saturday 21 Apr 2018 BST

Barvas (Lewis) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Barvas (Lewis) sea temperature is 7.2 °C (Statistics for 21 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 8.8 max: 9.7 min: 7.9 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.1
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1.2
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.6
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2.3
WSW
2.3
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Period(s) (?)991010111010108101091212121212111098910
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)2172184115005721038108759387795878748610481462143912889938825784452055021066
Wind
(km/h)
25
S
30
SSW
15
SSE
25
SSW
30
SSW
40
W
35
WSW
20
SSW
40
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30
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30
WSW
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25
SW
25
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20
SW
25
NW
35
NNW
20
WNW
10
NW
10
NW
20
SSW
35
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25
SSW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
crosscross-
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on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:23AM
3.12

11:46PM
3.12
12:30PM
2.87

12:54AM
2.93

1:55PM
2.73
2:21AM
2.86

3:26PM
2.77
3:44AM
2.95

4:40PM
2.95

4:51AM
3.14
5:36PM
3.17

5:44AM
3.33
6:22PM
3.38

6:30AM
3.49

Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:31PM
0.74

6:10AM
0.68
6:38PM
1.00

7:29AM
0.82

8:03PM
1.15
8:58AM
0.81

9:31PM
1.10
10:16AM
0.65

10:44PM
0.93
11:16AM
0.44

11:39PM
0.71
12:05PM
0.26

12:25AM
0.50
12:46PM
0.13

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 Barvas (Lewis) blow from the ESE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
-57121-321213331--12341
High °C
109101110999910109910897899889
Low °C
899109999899899887799779
Chill °C (?)
75887556477667562678646
Sunrise
5:56--5:54--5:52--5:48--5:47--5:43--5:41--5:39-
Sunset
-8:52--8:54--8:58--9:00--9:01--9:04--9:07--9:08
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 24mm), heaviest during Sat afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 11°C on Sun morning, min 8°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Sat night, strong winds from the WSW by Mon night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 22mm), heaviest during Sat morning. Cool air temperatures (max 10°C on Wed afternoon, min 7°C on Thu afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNW on Thu morning, light winds from the NW by Fri morning).

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Information about the Barvas (Lewis) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Barvas (Lewis) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Barvas (Lewis) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Barvas (Lewis) 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 (Barvas (Lewis)) 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 Barvas (Lewis) 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 Outer Hebrides? If you are looking for accommodation near Barvas (Lewis), camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Outer Hebrides, consider staying in Stornoway which is 20 km (12 miles) away.