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Machir Bay (Islay) Surf Forecast / Scot – Inner Hebrides / UK

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Tuesday 16 Aug 2022 BST
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Machir Bay (Islay) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Machir Bay (Islay) sea temperature is 14.6 °C (Statistics for 16 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 14.4 max: 16.1 min: 13.2 °C)
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Machir Bay (Islay) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Machir Bay (Islay) sea temperature is 14.6 °C (Statistics for 16 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 14.4 max: 16.1 min: 13.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Machir Bay (Islay) (moderate winds from the NNW at Islay:portEllen 17 km from Machir Bay (Islay)).

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17 km away, 1 h 50 min ago

Moderate
26 km/h
NNW
15.6
14.6
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Machir Bay (Islay) today?

The current surf forecast for Machir Bay (Islay) at 2PM is: 2.1m 7s primary swell from a North-northwest direction (forecast issued at 06:00am August 16). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (BST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (16 Aug)7ft (2.1m)6s
Afternoon (16 Aug)7ft (2.1m)7s
Evening (16 Aug)6ft (1.9m)6s

Table - waves today at Machir Bay (Islay). (Swell directed towards the surf break)

Updates in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
Rating
(10 max)
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Swell
Height Map
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T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.123.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.129.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.9
NNW
1.9
NNW
2.1
NNW
2.1
NNW
2.1
NNW
2.1
NNW
1.8
NNW
1.3
NNW
1
NNW
1.1
NW
0.9
NW
0.8
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.7
W
1
W
1
W
1
W
1.1
W
0.8
WNW
2.2
W
3
W
3
W
3
W
3
W
3
W
2.5
W
2.5
W
2.5
W
3
WNW
3
W
2.5
W
2.4
WNW
2.2
W
2.1
W
2
W
1.9
W
1.9
W
1.8
W
1.7
W
1.5
W
1.4
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
SSW
2.5
W
2.5
W
2.5
W
2.3
W
2.1
W
2
W
1.5
W
1.2
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
Period(s) (?)667777666777776666788816141414141413131212121111111110101010101010109999989101010109999
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)27728839436236239425714073109695941352416133910811111114232020323208365738983629295925072099206122601836145013561086944808710701630573441363302248202137133776112912751017815739388256251207
Wind
(km/h)
40
N
40
N
40
N
40
N
40
N
40
N
35
N
25
N
15
NE
10
SE
20
SE
15
S
5
SW
10
SE
20
SSE
20
SSE
35
S
30
S
30
S
25
SSW
15
SW
20
W
25
SW
25
SW
30
WSW
30
WSW
25
WSW
25
WSW
25
WSW
30
WSW
30
SW
35
SSW
40
SW
25
WNW
25
W
30
W
30
WSW
25
WSW
15
SW
20
S
20
S
25
SSE
30
SE
25
ESE
20
E
15
ESE
20
SE
20
SE
10
SW
30
WSW
30
WSW
25
WSW
25
WSW
20
WSW
15
WSW
15
SW
15
WSW
10
WNW
10
WSW
10
WSW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
onononononcross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
8:58AM
2.58
9:29PM
2.74
9:37AM
2.43
10:08PM
2.48
10:19AM
2.25
10:49PM
2.21
11:07AM
2.06
11:40PM
1.97
12:14PM
1.90
12:56AM
1.79
1:54PM
1.83
2:41AM
1.76
3:30PM
1.92
3:58AM
1.88
Low Tide
/ height (m)
3:08PM
0.09
3:39AM
0.42
3:48PM
0.32
4:17AM
0.61
4:31PM
0.58
5:00AM
0.79
5:22PM
0.83
5:55AM
0.97
6:37PM
1.04
7:19AM
1.07
8:25PM
1.10
9:00AM
1.03
9:53PM
1.00
10:09AM
0.88

Note: the tide data above is for Saligo (Islay) which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Machir Bay (Islay).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Machir Bay (Islay) blow from the E

Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C131313131312121212121212131314141312131515151515141414141514151313141314141414141313141414151415151515151515151514141414
Feels °C (?)655564571011891211101076811131210988991089669888911109991011131113151010111112131311121212
Sunrise-5:58-------6:00-------6:01-------6:03-------6:05-------6:07-------6:09-------6:11--
Sunset-----9:00-------8:57-------8:54-------8:52-------8:50-------8:47-------8:45------

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