Skarfskerry ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Skarfskerry Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Scotland – North Coast, UK)


Skarfskerry Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 6.6 °C

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Thursday, 2 April 2015, 04:09 Local time

Thursday 02
4AM 7AM 10AM 1PM
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 12 12 10 10
Wind (km/h) 40
NNW 35
N 30
N 15
Wind State on on on on

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Skarfskerry in Scotland - North Coast is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Rocks are a hazard.

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Live Weather:

At Wick, 25 km from Skarfskerry.

light winds from the W

Rain and snow or hail
Air temperature
2.1 °C

Current weather near Skarfskerry

Overall Skarfskerry Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Skarfskerry Location Maps

Skarfskerry Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Skarfskerry:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Ham 1 mi
Second closest break Tang Head 1 mi
Third closest break Point of Ness 4 mi
Fourth closest break Dunnet Bay 4 mi
Fifth closest break Gills Bay 4 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Skarfskerry:

Closest wave buoy K7 Buoy 148 mi
Second closest wave buoy North Sea 2 Buoy 172 mi
Third closest wave buoy North Sea 3 Buoy 172 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy North Sea 4 Buoy 180 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy North Sea 1 Buoy 196 mi

Tide stations nearest to Skarfskerry:

Closest tide station Scrabster 10 mi
Second closest tide station Wick 16 mi
Third closest tide station Kirkwall 25 mi
Fourth closest tide station Lossiemouth 65 mi
Fifth closest tide station Kinlochbervie 65 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Skarfskerry:

Closest ski area The Lecht (United Kingdom) 101 mi
Second closest ski area Cairngorm (United Kingdom) 106 mi
Third closest ski area Glenshee (United Kingdom) 127 mi
Fourth closest ski area Nevis Range (United Kingdom) 140 mi
Fifth closest ski area Glencoe Mountain Resort (United Kingdom) 151 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Skarfskerry:

Closest city location Inverness (United Kingdom) 91 mi
Second closest city location Aberdeen (United Kingdom) 112 mi
Third closest city location Spittal of Glenshee (United Kingdom) 126 mi
Fourth closest city location Dundee (United Kingdom) 151 mi
Fifth closest city location Perth (United Kingdom) 156 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Skarfskerry is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Skarfskerry is Kirkwall Airport (KOI) in Scotland, 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO) in U.k, 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Inverness Airport (INV) in U.k is 132 km (82 miles) away.
  • Dyce (Aberdeen) Airport (ABZ), also in U.k is the fifth nearest airport to Skarfskerry and is 173 km (107 miles) away.
Skarfskerry break location map and break info
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Skarfskerry, Scot - North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Skarfskerry sea temperature, Skarfskerry photographs, Skarfskerry detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Skarfskerry webcams, current wind from Scot - North Coast live weather stations and Skarfskerry 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 Skarfskerry.


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