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Brims Ness ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Brims Ness Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.6 °C

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Thursday, 17 January 2019, 20:08 Local time
ThuFriday 18
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
W 10
SSW 15
SSE 20
Wind State cross-
off off cross-

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Brimms Ness(Graveyards) on the North Coast is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest.. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of rocks / rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Scrabster, Scotland, 6 km from Brims Ness.

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Brims Ness Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP1722, 9 km from Brims Ness.


Air temperature
1.3 °C

Current weather near Brims Ness

Buoy Data:

At EMEC Waverider at Billia Croo wave power test site, 28 miles from Brims Ness.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 3.7
Dominant period (s) 12.5 11.1 11.1 12.5

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Overall Brims Ness Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Brims Ness:

  • Closest city location
    84 mi
  • Second closest city location
    116 mi
  • Third closest city location
    150 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    154 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    168 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Brims Ness is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Brims Ness is Kirkwall Airport (KOI) in Scotland, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO) in U.k, 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Inverness Airport (INV) in U.k is 122 km (76 miles) away.
  • Stornoway Airport (SYY) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to Brims Ness and is 162 km (101 miles) away.
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