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Thurso Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Thurso Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.9 °C

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Saturday, 16 December 2017, 03:34 Local time
FriSaturday 16
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 1.9
WNW
1.6
WNW
2.3
NNW
2.2
NNW
Period (s) 13 13 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
NNW 25
NW 25
NW 25
NW
Wind State cross-
on
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Thurso Beach on the North Coast is a fairly exposed beach break that has pretty consitent 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. The beach break provides left and right handers. It's sometimes crowded here. The water quality here is rather suspect.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Scrabster, Scotland, 3 km from Thurso Beach.

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Thurso Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Reay Highland wx, 15 km from Thurso Beach.

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Overall Thurso Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Thurso Beach:

  • Closest city location
    84 mi
  • Second closest city location
    112 mi
  • Third closest city location
    149 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    152 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    167 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Thurso Beach is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 29 km (18 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Thurso Beach is Kirkwall Airport (KOI) in Scotland, 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Third is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO) in U.k, 100 km (62 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 Thurso Beach and is 169 km (105 miles) away.
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