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Ackergill Surf Forecast / Scot – East Coast / UK

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Tuesday 04 Oct 2022 BST
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Ackergill surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ackergill sea temperature is 12.9 °C (Statistics for 04 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 11.9 max: 13.1 min: 11.3 °C)
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Ackergill surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ackergill sea temperature is 12.9 °C (Statistics for 04 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 11.9 max: 13.1 min: 11.3 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Ackergill (light winds from the W at Wick Airport 3 km from Ackergill).

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Light
15 km/h
W
Offshore
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Ackergill this week:

The surf forecast for Ackergill over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Oct 04) at 10PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.4m and 14s period. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Ackergill in the next 12 days are 1.8m 15s and forecast to arrive on Monday (Oct 10) at 4PM. Winds are predicted to be offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 3.0m 7s period and expected on Sunday (Oct 09) at 1PM.

Wave TypeTime (BST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)10PM (Tue 4th Oct)1.5ft (0.4m) 14s
Best Surf 1AM (Tue 11th Oct)6ft (1.8m) 14s
Most Powerful 4PM (Mon 10th Oct)6ft (1.8m) 15s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Ackergill over the next 12 days.

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Tuesday
04
Wednesday
05
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
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Rating
(10 max)
001210000000000000004200000000000000
Swell
Height Map
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T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.204.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.2
WNW
0.2
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.1
NW
0.1
NW
0.1
NW
0.4
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.1
N
0.3
WNW
0.2
WNW
0.2
WNW
0.2
WNW
0.1
N
0.4
WNW
1.7
W
1.8
W
1.8
W
0.7
NW
0.4
NW
0.2
NNE
0.2
N
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.3
WNW
0.3
WNW
1.3
E
0.8
NNE
3
NNW
0.9
NNE
0.5
E
0.4
ENE
0.4
NE
Period(s) (?)11111614131013512141312121211129111515141312111010915145578887
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)12112201831024715111568329141313251126314921321167371282242417032920105311917
Wind
(km/h)
30
W
25
WSW
25
S
25
WNW
35
WSW
40
WSW
55
WSW
45
WSW
40
SW
35
WSW
50
WSW
40
WNW
30
W
20
W
25
S
55
SSE
45
WSW
50
WSW
50
WSW
55
WSW
35
W
15
WNW
20
WSW
30
W
25
W
30
W
25
SW
35
SE
40
W
50
NNW
45
NNW
45
NW
45
NNW
40
N
40
NNW
20
NW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
offoffcrossoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcrosscrossoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
on
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
6:59PM
2.86
8:17AM
2.87
8:25PM
2.98
9:32AM
3.05
9:34PM
3.20
10:28AM
3.23
10:28PM
3.42
11:14AM
3.38
11:15PM
3.60
11:54AM
3.47
11:57PM
3.71
12:32PM
3.49
12:37AM
3.73
1:07PM
3.47
1:15AM
3.67
1:40PM
3.40
1:52AM
3.53
2:13PM
3.30
2:28AM
3.34
2:44PM
3.17
3:05AM
3.12
3:19PM
3.03
3:46AM
2.89
Low Tide
/ height (m)
1:01PM
1.62
1:59AM
1.27
2:32PM
1.53
3:12AM
1.02
3:33PM
1.35
4:07AM
0.77
4:21PM
1.15
4:52AM
0.57
5:02PM
0.98
5:32AM
0.45
5:39PM
0.83
6:08AM
0.42
6:14PM
0.75
6:42AM
0.48
6:49PM
0.72
7:14AM
0.61
7:23PM
0.77
7:45AM
0.80
7:57PM
0.88
8:16AM
1.01
8:32PM
1.03
8:47AM
1.24
9:12PM
1.22

Note: the tide data above is for Wick, Scotland which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ackergill.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Ackergill blow from the W

Tuesday
04
Wednesday
05
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
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Rain (mm)
2-66-31-10-1----21-1-6------10137-131--
Temp. °C131312111211101212111010121212131199101111141112121111910101010999
Low °C1312101011101012111010910111112109810101012101111101081010109996
Feels °C (?)778451-2232-1067721-1-2-3181046654100-10-102
Sunrise7:20--7:24--7:26--7:28--7:30--7:33--7:35--7:37--7:39--7:41--7:43--7:46--
Sunset-6:38--6:36--6:32--6:30--6:27--6:23--6:22--6:19--6:15--6:13--6:10--6:07-

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 28mm), heaviest during Thu night. Very mild (max 13°C on Tue morning, min 10°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the S on Tue night, near gales from the WSW by Thu morning).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Fri afternoon. Very mild (max 13°C on Sun morning, min 9°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SW on Sat afternoon, near gales from the SSE by Sun morning).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Mon night. Very mild (max 14°C on Tue afternoon, min 8°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WSW on Mon afternoon, light winds from the WNW by Tue morning).

Long Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 36mm), heaviest during Thu morning. Very mild (max 11°C on Thu morning, min 6°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NNW on Thu night, moderate winds from the NW by Sat night).

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Information about the Ackergill Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Ackergill provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Ackergill can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Ackergill surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Ackergill) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Ackergill may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Scotland - East Coast? If you are looking for accommodation near Ackergill, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Scotland - East Coast, consider staying in Wick which is 6 km (4 miles) away. Other places in and around Scotland - East Coast where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Scrabster which is 31 km (19 miles) away, Kirkwall, Lossiemouth and Buckie.