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Bay of Skaill Surf Forecast / Scot – Orkney / UK

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Wednesday 08 Feb 2023 GMT
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Bay of Skaill surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Bay of Skaill sea temperature is 8.0 °C (Statistics for 08 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 7.6 max: 8.7 min: 6.3 °C)
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Bay of Skaill surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Bay of Skaill sea temperature is 8.0 °C (Statistics for 08 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 7.6 max: 8.7 min: 6.3 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Bay of Skaill (fresh winds from the WSW at Stromness 16 km from Bay of Skaill).

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16 km away, 1 h 16 min ago

Moderate
32 km/h
WSW
6.0
8.0
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Bay of Skaill today?

The current surf forecast for Bay of Skaill at 6AM is: 8.0m 14s primary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 11:00pm February 08). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (GMT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (09 Feb)28ft (8.5m)14s
Afternoon (09 Feb)26ft (8.0m)15s
Evening (09 Feb)20ft (6.0m)15s

Table - waves today at Bay of Skaill. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM
Rating
(10 max)
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Swell
Height Map
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T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.33.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.39.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.57.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.63.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.81.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.87.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.105.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.111.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.129.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.135.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.153.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.159.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
6
W
6.5
W
7.5
W
8
W
8.5
WNW
8.5
WNW
8
WNW
7
WNW
6
WNW
5
WNW
4.5
WNW
4.5
W
5
W
5.5
W
5.5
W
5.5
W
5
W
5
W
5
W
5
W
5
W
4.5
W
4.5
W
4
W
4
W
4
W
4
W
4
W
4.5
W
5
W
5
W
4.5
W
4
W
4
W
4
W
3.5
W
3
W
2.5
W
2.4
W
2.2
W
2.1
W
1.7
W
1.9
W
1.9
W
1.9
W
2
W
2.1
W
2
W
1.8
W
1.8
W
1.5
W
1.9
W
1.9
W
2
W
2.1
W
2.3
W
2.4
WNW
2.3
WNW
2.2
WNW
1.9
WNW
Period(s) (?)151414141415151515141414131212121212121314151514141413131315151514131312121211121211111111161514141413151514141414131313
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)1560616989229552479429736313532929221529150131094986677688883682858444807076996911680873688305904584747274668258175224576962761057010663911870105553496633302524177614911392123671192292090619631873160811751158796157615761620178420651980173915681230
Wind
(km/h)
60
WSW
65
WSW
65
WSW
65
W
65
W
65
W
60
WNW
50
WNW
30
WNW
20
SSW
35
SSW
60
SW
75
WSW
65
WSW
65
W
60
W
55
W
50
W
55
WSW
50
W
50
WSW
50
WSW
45
WSW
45
WSW
45
WSW
45
SW
45
SW
45
SW
45
SW
40
SW
40
SW
40
SW
40
SW
35
SW
30
SW
15
SSW
15
S
25
SSE
20
SE
20
SE
20
SE
25
SSE
20
SSE
30
SSE
35
SSE
30
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
35
SSE
40
SSE
40
SSE
45
SSE
35
SSE
30
S
20
S
15
SW
25
WSW
25
NW
15
WNW
10
WSW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross
High Tide
/ height (m)
10:29PM
2.72
10:34AM
3.06
10:59PM
2.66
11:03AM
2.95
11:29PM
2.58
11:33AM
2.82
12:03AM
2.49
12:10PM
2.67
12:46AM
2.39
12:58PM
2.51
1:46AM
2.29
2:10PM
2.37
3:09AM
2.25
3:45PM
2.33
4:39AM
2.35
Low Tide
/ height (m)
4:26AM
0.42
4:56PM
0.28
4:57AM
0.51
5:27PM
0.38
5:30AM
0.63
6:02PM
0.52
6:07AM
0.78
6:41PM
0.68
6:53AM
0.94
7:32PM
0.86
7:55AM
1.09
8:45PM
1.00
9:26AM
1.13
10:20PM
1.01

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Bay of Skaill blow from the SSE

Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C65555656645991010999999988899999999988767677666678999991010109677
Feels °C (?)-8-10-10-10-10-9-9-6-2-1-3-3-6-3-3-3-2-1-2-2-2-1-1-2-20-1-1-100001132021111-1-2-112100013563-124
Sunrise----8:03-------8:00-------7:58-------7:54-------7:52-------7:50-------7:48-------
Sunset------4:52-------4:54-------4:57-------5:00-------5:01-------5:05-------5:07-----

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