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Barvas (Lewis) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.9

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Barvas (Lewis) Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 7.5 °C

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Sunday, 29 March 2020, 21:10 Local time
SunMonday 30
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 30
NNW 25
NNW 30
NW 25
Wind State cross-

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Barvas in Lewis is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. A choice of left and right reefs. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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At Stornoway, 21 km from Barvas (Lewis).


Air temperature
7 °C

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Overall Barvas (Lewis) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • Closest tide station
    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
    12 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    55 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    60 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    104 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Moray Firth (sheet pile wall)
    108 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Barvas (Lewis) is Stornoway Airport (SYY) in U.k., which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Barvas (Lewis) is Benbecula Airport (BEB) in U.k, 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Inverness Airport (INV), also in U.k, 174 km (108 miles) away.
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