Murkle Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Murkle Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Scotland – North Coast, UK)

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Murkle Point Spot ID:

Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.0 °C

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Thursday, 18 December 2014, 05:39 Local time

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Wave (m) 4.0
W
5.0
WNW
6.0
WNW
6.5
WNW
Period (s) 12 14 14 15
Wind (km/h) 40
WSW 50
WSW 55
WSW 50
WSW
Wind State cross-
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Murkle Point on the North Coast is an exposed point break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the south. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. There is no beach break and there is a left hand point break too. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of rocks and pollution.

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Tide Times:

For Scrabster, Scotland, 6 km from Murkle Point.

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Live Weather:

At Wick Airport, 28 km from Murkle Point.

light winds from the SW

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5 °C

Current weather near Murkle Point

Overall Murkle Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Murkle Point:

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Closest break Nothing Left 1 mi
Second closest break The Spur 1 mi
Third closest break Silos 1 mi
Fourth closest break The Pole 1 mi
Fifth closest break Point of Ness 2 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Murkle Point:

Closest wave buoy K7 Buoy 149 mi
Second closest wave buoy North Sea 2 Buoy 175 mi
Third closest wave buoy North Sea 3 Buoy 175 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy North Sea 4 Buoy 186 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy North Sea 1 Buoy 201 mi

Tide stations nearest to Murkle Point:

Closest tide station Scrabster 4 mi
Second closest tide station Wick 17 mi
Third closest tide station Kinlochbervie 59 mi
Fourth closest tide station Moray Firth (sheet pile wall) 73 mi
Fifth closest tide station Ullapool 80 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Murkle Point:

Closest ski area The Lecht (United Kingdom) 98 mi
Second closest ski area Cairngorm (United Kingdom) 103 mi
Third closest ski area Glenshee (United Kingdom) 124 mi
Fourth closest ski area Nevis Range (United Kingdom) 135 mi
Fifth closest ski area Glencoe Mountain Resort (United Kingdom) 146 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Murkle Point:

Closest city location Inverness (United Kingdom) 86 mi
Second closest city location Aberdeen (United Kingdom) 111 mi
Third closest city location Spittal of Glenshee (United Kingdom) 123 mi
Fourth closest city location Dundee (United Kingdom) 149 mi
Fifth closest city location Perth (United Kingdom) 153 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Murkle Point is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 26 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Murkle Point is Kirkwall Airport (KOI) in Scotland, 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO) in U.k, 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Inverness Airport (INV) in U.k is 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Dyce (Aberdeen) Airport (ABZ), also in U.k is the fifth nearest airport to Murkle Point and is 173 km (107 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Murkle Point, Scot - North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Murkle Point sea temperature, Murkle Point photographs, Murkle Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Murkle Point webcams, current wind from Scot - North Coast live weather stations and Murkle Point 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 Murkle Point.

 

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