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Montrose ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.8

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Montrose Spot ID

By the lighthouse, Montrose photo


Photo credit: Sean Clifton

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 6.6 °C

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Sunday, 23 February 2020, 11:02 Local time
Sunday 23
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 13 8 9 8
Wind (km/h) 30
W 40
W 35
WNW 30
Wind State cross-
off off off

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Montrose on the East Coast is a reasonably exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Take care of the strong rips here.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Montrose, 4 km from Montrose.

IS AT (local time)

Montrose Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Inverbervie (saws), 18 km from Montrose.

fresh winds from the W

Air temperature
3.1 °C

Current weather near Montrose

Buoy Data:

At Firth of Forth WaveNet Site, 37 miles from Montrose.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Dominant period (s) 4.1 3.8 4.4 5.0

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Overall Montrose Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

Surf stats for Montrose: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Montrose: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Montrose Location Maps

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Tide stations nearest to Montrose:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    19 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    25 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Montrose is Dundee Airport (DND) in U.k, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Montrose is Leuchars Airport (ADX), also in U.k, 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Dyce (Aberdeen) Airport (ABZ) in U.k, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) in U.k is 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Lossiemouth Airport (LMO), also in U.k is the fifth nearest airport to Montrose and is 121 km (75 miles) away.
Montrose break location map and break info

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