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Ersary beach (Barra) Surf Guide

Ersary beach (Barra) in Outer Hebrides is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Both left and right reef breaks. The location means that it never gets crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Ersary beach (Barra) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
7.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ersary beach (Barra):

The best conditions reported for surf at Ersary beach (Barra) occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Ersary beach (Barra) (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Ersary beach (Barra) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 28% of the time in May while 64% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
64%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Ersary beach (Barra) surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Ersary beach (Barra) is Benbecula Airport (BEB) in U.k, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ersary beach (Barra) is Tiree Airport (TRE) in U.k., 69 km (43 miles) away.

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Ersary beach (Barra) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 13:50 Local Time
Thursday 25
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 4.0
WSW
4.0
WSW
4.0
WSW
3.5
W
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 45
WSW 40
W 40
W 25
WSW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Ersary beach (Barra)

Surf stats for Ersary beach (Barra), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Ersary beach (Barra)

Wind stats for Ersary beach (Barra), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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