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

Overall: 2.8

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Murkle Point Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.8 °C

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Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 14:42 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.2
W
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0.9
WSW
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
ENE 15
SE 15
SSE
Wind State on cross 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.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Dunnet Bay, 5 km from Murkle Point.

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Murkle Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP9158, 4 km from Murkle Point.

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Air temperature
15.0 °C

Current weather near Murkle Point

Overall Murkle Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Town and city forecasts close to Murkle Point:

  • Closest city location
    86 mi
  • Second closest city location
    111 mi
  • Third closest city location
    149 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    153 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    167 mi

Airports

  • 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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