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Montrose ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.8

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Montrose Spot ID

By the lighthouse, Montrose photo


Photo credit: Sean Clifton

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.0 °C

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Thursday, 15 November 2018, 07:54 Local time
Thursday 15
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 11 6 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 20
S 25
S 30
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

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Montrose on the East Coast is a reasonably exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Take care of the strong rips here.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Montrose, 4 km from Montrose.

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Montrose Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Laurencekirk wx, 12 km from Montrose.

light winds from the SSE

Air temperature
10.9 °C

Current weather near Montrose

Buoy Data:

At Firth of Forth WaveNet Site, 37 miles from Montrose.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
Dominant period (s) 5.4 6.9 7.1 6.9

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Overall Montrose Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Town and city forecasts close to Montrose:

  • Closest city location
    27 mi
  • Second closest city location
    34 mi
  • Third closest city location
    44 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    46 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    50 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Montrose is Dundee Airport (DND) in U.k, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Montrose is Leuchars Airport (ADX), also in U.k, 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Dyce (Aberdeen) Airport (ABZ) in U.k, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) in U.k is 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Lossiemouth Airport (LMO), also in U.k is the fifth nearest airport to Montrose and is 121 km (75 miles) away.
Montrose break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Montrose, Scot - East Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Montrose sea temperature, Montrose photographs, Montrose detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Montrose webcams, current wind from Scot - East Coast live weather stations and Montrose 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 Montrose.