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

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Tuesday 28 Jun 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 12.3 °C (Statistics for 28 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 12.6 max: 13.7 min: 11.1 °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 12.3 °C (Statistics for 28 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 12.6 max: 13.7 min: 11.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Machir Bay (Islay) (light winds from the S at Islay:portEllen 17 km from Machir Bay (Islay)).

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17 km away, 59 min ago

Light
15 km/h
S
12.5
12.3
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Machir Bay (Islay) this week:

The surf forecast for Machir Bay (Islay) over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Jun 29) at 1AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.6m and 14s period. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Machir Bay (Islay) in the next 12 days are 1.6m 14s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Jun 29) at 1AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.8m 7s period and expected on Wednesday (Jun 29) at 1AM.

Wave TypeTime (BST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 1AM (Wed 29th Jun)5ft (1.6m) 14s
Best Surf 1AM (Wed 29th Jun)5ft (1.6m) 14s
Most Powerful 1AM (Wed 29th Jun)5ft (1.6m) 14s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Machir Bay (Islay) over the next 12 days.

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Tue
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
Friday
01
Saturday
02
Sunday
03
Monday
04
Tuesday
05
Wednesday
06
Thursday
07
Friday
08
Saturday
09
Sun
10
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
Rating
(10 max)
032333120000000011111000000122122132
Swell
Height Map
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T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.216.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.6
WSW
1.6
W
1.5
W
1.4
W
1.3
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
1
W
0.9
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.7
W
1.1
W
1.7
W
1.9
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.6
NW
1.5
NW
1.1
WNW
1
W
1
W
1.1
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.1
WNW
1.5
W
1.4
W
Period(s) (?)814121110998877899888888888877788889991211
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)5495763947632724119413794713763198452485402295221279353322282147115112121183226256239234260243202672457
Wind
(km/h)
40
SE
25
SSE
20
S
10
SSE
5
ESE
5
SW
15
WNW
0
W
10
NW
15
W
15
SSE
25
WSW
20
W
40
W
35
W
30
W
20
W
15
WNW
15
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
20
W
20
WNW
20
NW
20
NW
20
WNW
15
NW
15
NW
20
WNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
10
N
5
N
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
glasscross-
on
onglasscross-
on
oncross-
off
cross-
on
onononononcross-
on
cross-
on
ononononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross
High Tide
/ height (m)
6:11PM
2.45
6:23AM
2.36
6:47PM
2.50
6:58AM
2.38
7:24PM
2.52
7:32AM
2.37
8:00PM
2.51
8:06AM
2.34
8:37PM
2.47
8:40AM
2.29
9:14PM
2.41
9:16AM
2.22
9:53PM
2.35
9:56AM
2.14
10:35PM
2.29
10:43AM
2.06
11:24PM
2.25
11:40AM
2.00
12:21AM
2.22
12:48PM
1.98
1:28AM
2.22
2:02PM
2.04
2:37AM
2.28
Low Tide
/ height (m)
12:21AM
0.51
12:32PM
0.40
12:57AM
0.50
1:07PM
0.37
1:32AM
0.51
1:42PM
0.35
2:08AM
0.56
2:17PM
0.36
2:44AM
0.62
2:52PM
0.41
3:21AM
0.69
3:29PM
0.47
4:01AM
0.75
4:09PM
0.55
4:47AM
0.80
4:55PM
0.64
5:41AM
0.83
5:50PM
0.72
6:45AM
0.82
6:58PM
0.75
7:54AM
0.77
8:12PM
0.71
9:01AM
0.66

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

Tue
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
Friday
01
Saturday
02
Sunday
03
Monday
04
Tuesday
05
Wednesday
06
Thursday
07
Friday
08
Saturday
09
Sun
10
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Rain (mm)
3---------2-----------12------------
Temp. °C141312131312121212131212121211121212121111121212131210111314161616161618
Low °C131212131212121212121112121111121212121111111212121010101213161515161616
Chill °C (?)11111012131211121111111010989101010991010101110791213151515151518
Sunrise--4:43--4:43--4:45--4:46--4:47--4:48--4:48--4:50--4:50--4:52--4:52--4:54
Sunset10:14--10:13--10:13--10:13--10:12--10:12--10:10--10:09--10:09--10:08--10:07--10:07--

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Very mild (max 14°C on Tue afternoon, min 12°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SE on Tue afternoon, calm by Thu night).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Fri night. Very mild (max 13°C on Fri afternoon, min 11°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Fri afternoon, strong winds from the W by Sat night).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Wed morning. Very mild (max 13°C on Wed afternoon, min 10°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 19°C on Sun afternoon, min 10°C on Thu afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Machir Bay (Islay) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Machir Bay (Islay) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Machir Bay (Islay) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Machir Bay (Islay) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Machir Bay (Islay)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Machir Bay (Islay) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Inner Hebrides? If you are looking for accommodation near Machir Bay (Islay), camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Inner Hebrides, consider staying in Motherwell which is 50 km (31 miles) away. Other places in and around Inner Hebrides where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Campbeltown which is 65 km (40 miles) away, Ballycastle, Tarbert and Ballypatrick.