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Freswick Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Freswick Bay Spot ID

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Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.2 °C

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Sunday, 20 October 2019, 14:43 Local time
Sunday 20Mon
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 10 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
N 25
N 20
NNW 10
Wind State cross cross-

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Freswick Bay on the East Coast is a fairly exposed river break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Ideal winds are from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north.There is a left breaking point here. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Freswick Bay (0 km).

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Freswick Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Wick, 15 km from Freswick Bay.

fresh winds from the NNW

Visibility reduced by smoke
Air temperature
7.8 °C

Current weather near Freswick Bay

Buoy Data:

At EMEC Waverider at Billia Croo wave power test site, 31 miles from Freswick Bay.

  8AM 9AM 10AM 11AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.9
Dominant period (s) 7.1 7.7 7.1 7.1

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Overall Freswick Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


Surf stats for Freswick Bay: see the swell variation by month.

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Town and city forecasts close to Freswick Bay:

  • Closest city location
    89 mi
  • Second closest city location
    104 mi
  • Third closest city location
    146 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    152 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    165 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Freswick Bay is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Freswick Bay is Kirkwall Airport (KOI) in Scotland, 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • Third is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO) in U.k, 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Inverness Airport (INV) in U.k is 130 km (81 miles) away.
  • Dyce (Aberdeen) Airport (ABZ), also in U.k is the fifth nearest airport to Freswick Bay and is 162 km (101 miles) away.
Freswick Bay break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Freswick Bay, Scot - East Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Freswick Bay sea temperature, Freswick Bay photographs, Freswick Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Freswick Bay webcams, current wind from Scot - East Coast live weather stations and Freswick Bay 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 Freswick Bay.