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

Overall: 3.3

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St Combs Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 6.6 °C

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Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 08:22 Local time
Tuesday 22
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 15 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 30
WNW 25
WNW 20
W 20
Wind State cross-

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St Combs on the East Coast is an exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the north. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves together with both left and right hand reef breaks offshore.. Best around mid tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of rocks in the line up.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Fraserburgh, 7 km from St Combs.

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St Combs Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tower Rosehearty wx, 13 km from St Combs.

fresh winds from the WNW

Air temperature
4.4 °C

Current weather near St Combs

Buoy Data:

At Moray Firth WaveNet Site, 56 miles from St Combs.

  4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Dominant period (s) 15.4 16.7 15.4 15.4

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Overall St Combs Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to St Combs:

  • Closest city location
    35 mi
  • Second closest city location
    88 mi
  • Third closest city location
    92 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    104 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    112 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to St Combs is Dyce (Aberdeen) Airport (ABZ) in U.k, 54 km (34 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to St Combs is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO), also in U.k, 85 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • Inverness Airport (INV) in U.k is 128 km (80 miles) away.
  • Dundee Airport (DND), also in U.k is the fifth nearest airport to St Combs and is 151 km (94 miles) away.
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