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Kyle of Tongue ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.2

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Kyle of Tongue Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.6 °C

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Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 04:19 Local time
Wednesday 18
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 4 4 4 4
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 15
WSW 15
W 15
Wind State off off cross-

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Kyle of Tongue on the North Coast is a sheltered beach break. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the southwest with some shelter here from north winds. Surfable in an onshore breeze Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Kyle of Tongue Tide Times and Tide Chart

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Current weather near Kyle of Tongue

Overall Kyle of Tongue Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Kyle of Tongue:

  • Closest city location
    75 mi
  • Second closest city location
    127 mi
  • Third closest city location
    152 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    152 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    167 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Kyle of Tongue is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 77 km (48 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kyle of Tongue is Kirkwall Airport (KOI) in Scotland, 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Third is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO) in U.k, 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Inverness Airport (INV) in U.k is 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Stornoway Airport (SYY) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to Kyle of Tongue and is 117 km (73 miles) away.
Kyle of Tongue break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Kyle of Tongue, Scot - North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Kyle of Tongue sea temperature, Kyle of Tongue photographs, Kyle of Tongue detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kyle of Tongue webcams, current wind from Scot - North Coast live weather stations and Kyle of Tongue tide predictions. The United Kingdom swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United Kingdom and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United Kingdom wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Kyle of Tongue.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.