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Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Ackergill Surf Forecast / Scot – East Coast / UK

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Wednesday 21 Apr 2021 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 7.2 °C (Statistics for 21 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 7.5 max: 8.4 min: 6.3 °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 7.2 °C (Statistics for 21 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 7.5 max: 8.4 min: 6.3 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Ackergill (light winds from the NW at Wick Airport 3 km from Ackergill).

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1 h 6 min ago

Light
13 km/h
NW
Cross-Off
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Ackergill this week:

The most powerful waves expected at Ackergill in the next 12 days are 1.3m 6s and forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Apr 27) at 7PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.1m 4s period and expected on Monday (Apr 26) at 10PM.

Wave TypeTime (BST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)--
Best Surf--
Most Powerful 7PM (Tue 27th Apr)4.5ft (1.3m) 6s

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

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
01
Sun
02
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0.2
WNW
0.5
NNE
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.1
NE
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.5
ESE
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
0.2
ENE
0.1
NE
1
NNW
0.4
NNE
1.5
N
0.8
NNE
0.6
NE
0.8
NE
0.6
NE
0.4
NE
0.3
NE
0.1
NW
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
NW
0.1
W
0.7
SE
0.6
SE
1
SE
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30
NNW
15
NW
15
NW
15
W
15
WNW
10
NNW
10
SW
10
WSW
10
NNW
5
SW
10
SSE
15
SE
15
SSE
5
S
15
SE
10
SSW
20
W
15
NW
25
WNW
25
NNW
35
NNE
45
NNE
35
N
25
N
15
N
20
N
20
NNE
25
ENE
30
E
35
ENE
35
ENE
35
ENE
35
NE
35
NNE
35
N
35
N
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross
6:31AM
2.55
7:37PM
2.53
7:53AM
2.62
8:49PM
2.70
8:59AM
2.80
9:45PM
2.92
9:54AM
3.03
10:32PM
3.14
10:42AM
3.27
11:16PM
3.34
11:28AM
3.48
11:59PM
3.47
12:13PM
3.63
12:41AM
3.54
12:59PM
3.69
1:23AM
3.53
1:46PM
3.64
2:05AM
3.45
2:35PM
3.48
2:49AM
3.31
3:27PM
3.25
3:36AM
3.14
4:25PM
2.98
11:59PM
1.61
1:21PM
1.28
1:51AM
1.54
2:34PM
1.07
2:58AM
1.35
3:27PM
0.82
3:47AM
1.12
4:12PM
0.56
4:30AM
0.89
4:55PM
0.34
5:11AM
0.67
5:37PM
0.19
5:52AM
0.51
6:20PM
0.15
6:34AM
0.41
7:03PM
0.23
7:18AM
0.40
7:47PM
0.41
8:02AM
0.47
8:32PM
0.68
8:51AM
0.61
9:19PM
0.98
9:47AM
0.80

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

Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
01
Sun
02
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
clear
cloudy
light rain
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
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-5:43--5:41--5:39--5:35--5:33--5:31--5:28--5:26--5:22--5:20--5:18--5:15-
--8:37--8:40--8:43--8:45--8:47--8:50--8:52--8:53--8:57--8:59--9:00--9:04

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 10°C on Fri morning, min 4°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NW on Tue night, calm by Thu afternoon).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Mon morning. Very mild (max 12°C on Sun morning, min 6°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (calm on Fri night, fresh winds from the SW by Sun night).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Mon night. Mild temperatures (max 8°C on Mon night, min 5°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNE on Tue night, light winds from the NNW by Wed night).

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Fri morning. Mild temperatures (max 7°C on Fri morning, min 6°C on Thu night). Mainly strong winds.

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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.