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Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay) Spot ID

Type: beach and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.6 °C

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Friday, 6 December 2019, 08:35 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.5
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Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 30
W 35
WNW 35
WNW 40
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Wind State cross cross cross cross-
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Ardnave Point and Bay in Islay is a sheltered beach and point break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the south with some shelter here from northeast winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves and there is also a left hand point break. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs


Tide Times:

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Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Islay-portEllen, 22 km from Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay).

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Air temperature
10.2 °C

Current weather near Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay)

Buoy Data:

At Blackstones WaveNet Site, 31 miles from Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay).

  4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 5.1
4.6
4.3
4.7
Dominant period (s) 12.5 14.3 14.3 14.3

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Overall Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Surf stats for Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay): see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay): see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay) Location Maps

Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay) Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay):

Tide stations nearest to Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay):

  • Closest tide station
    Port Ellen, Islay, Western Scotland
    18 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Ballycastle
    47 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Portrush
    48 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Oban
    49 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Portstewart
    50 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay) is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay) is Tiree Airport (TRE) in U.k., 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Prestwick Airport (PIK) in U.k is 116 km (72 miles) away.
  • Glasgow Airport (GLA), also in U.k is the fifth nearest airport to Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay) and is 117 km (73 miles) away.
Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay) break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay), Scot - Inner Hebrides. Use the tab navigation above to view Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay) sea temperature, Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay) photographs, Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay) webcams, current wind from Scot - Inner Hebrides live weather stations and Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay) 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 Ardnave Point and Bay (Islay).