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Machir Bay (Islay) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 4.0

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Surf Report Feed

Current weather conditions and live observations for Machir Bay (Islay) based on the nearest weather station observations (including METAR, SYNOP, ship and quickscat wind data). This is the most reliable place on to see what is happening with the weather in Machir Bay (Islay) right now. Also check out the current weather map overlays on our dynamic weather maps.

Current Weather near Machir Bay (Islay)

as reported by 5 closest weather stations (updated hourly)

Weather Station WeatherWindTemp.Visibility
Visibility /

Port Ellen, Islay

17 km SE17 m above sea level

1 hour ago
rain showers
Moderate to heavy rain showers
5 ENE5
light winds from the ENE
(6 km/h at 60°)
11.3 °C38 km
38 km

no observation

Port Ellen, Islay

17 km SE17 m above sea level

2 hours ago
10 E10
light winds from the E
(9 km/h at 80°)
11.5 °C38 km
38 km

no observation

Islay/Port Ellen Airport

17 km SE18 m above sea level

1 hour ago
rain showers
Shower light rain shower
5 N5
light winds from the N
(6 km/h at 1°)
11 °C


23 km E3 m above sea level

3 hours ago
(- km/h at -°)
11.6 °C-

Machrihanish RAF

62 km SE13 m above sea level

1 hour ago
25 E25
moderate winds from the E
(24 km/h at 90°)
10.8 °C40 km
40 km

no observation

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Machir Bay (Islay) and within an acceptable time window.

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