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Bay of Skaill ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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Bay of Skaill Surf and Wind Quality by Season (Scot – Orkney, UK)

The charts below show frequency of occurrence of a certain swell or wind in Bay of Skaill, broken down by both direction and strength (wave height).

IMPORTANT: Beta version feature! Swell heights are open water values from NWW3. There is no attempt to model near-shore effects. Coastal wave heights will generally be less, especially if the break does not have unobstructed exposure to the open ocean.

Seasonal Bay of Skaill Swell and Wind Distribution

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The rose diagram illustrates the variation of swells directed at Bay of Skaill over a n... (show all text)

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You can also compare this with Bay of Skaill swell conditioned on favourable winds.

Also see overall Bay of Skaill surf quality charts (on the guide page) and Bay of Skaill surf quality by month.