Skarfskerry Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell NW | Wind S
Sea Temperature Today is: 8.6 °C
Skarfskerry on the 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. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. A choice of left and right reefs. Rarely crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.
Overall Skarfskerry Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January
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- 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.
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.