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

Overall: 3.0

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The Cove Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.3 °C

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Friday, 20 October 2017, 04:34 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.8
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Period (s) 13 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
S 10
WSW 5
WSW 5
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Wind State glass cross-
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The Cove 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 blow from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. There is a right breaking reef. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of rocks and rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Scrabster, Scotland, 6 km from The Cove.

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The Cove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Reay Highland wx, 9 km from The Cove.

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Current weather near The Cove

Overall The Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to The Cove:

  • Closest city location
    84 mi
  • Second closest city location
    116 mi
  • Third closest city location
    150 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    154 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    168 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to The Cove is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Cove is Kirkwall Airport (KOI) in Scotland, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO) in U.k, 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Inverness Airport (INV) in U.k is 122 km (76 miles) away.
  • Stornoway Airport (SYY) in U.k. is the fifth nearest airport to The Cove and is 162 km (101 miles) away.
The Cove break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Cove, Scot - North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view The Cove sea temperature, The Cove photographs, The Cove detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Cove webcams, current wind from Scot - North Coast live weather stations and The Cove 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 The Cove.