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Nigg Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Nigg Bay Surf Forecast / Scot – East Coast / UK

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Wednesday 24 Feb 2021 GMT
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Nigg Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Nigg Bay sea temperature is 6.0 °C (Statistics for 24 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 6.4 max: 7.9 min: 4.8 °C)
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Nigg Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Nigg Bay sea temperature is 6.0 °C (Statistics for 24 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 6.4 max: 7.9 min: 4.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Nigg Bay (moderate winds from the SW at Aberdeen-Dyce Airport 12 km from Nigg Bay). 1.2m 8 s period swell from SSE with 1.3m 5 s period wind swell from SW

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Moderate
24 km/h
SW
Cross-Off
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Nigg Bay this week:

The surf forecast for Nigg Bay over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Feb 25) at 9AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.2m and 8s period. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Nigg Bay in the next 7 days are 1.3m 8s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (Feb 25) at 12PM. Winds are predicted to be offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.0m 5s period and expected on Wednesday (Mar 03) at 3PM.

Wave TypeTime (GMT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 9AM (Thu 25th Feb)4ft (1.2m) 8s
Best Surf12PM (Thu 25th Feb)4.5ft (1.3m) 8s
Most Powerful12PM (Thu 25th Feb)4.5ft (1.3m) 8s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Nigg Bay over the next 7 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Wed
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
10110000000000000000000
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
1.9
SSE
1.3
SSE
1.2
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.4
SE
0.2
SSE
0.1
SE
0.3
NNW
0.4
SSW
0.3
S
0.2
S
0.1
NW
0.4
S
0.5
S
0.4
S
0.5
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.6
SE
0.7
SSE
1
S
0.5
S
888766574441834444555555
4291981588110310631047482139371922012
30
SSW
25
SSW
25
SW
25
W
20
WSW
15
SW
20
SSW
20
SSW
10
WSW
5
SW
10
SSW
10
SW
20
S
15
SSW
15
SSW
25
SSE
20
SSE
15
S
20
S
10
SSW
25
SSW
20
WSW
25
NW
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offglasscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
11:59PM
3.71
12:13PM
3.86
12:42AM
3.94
12:52PM
4.10
1:21AM
4.14
1:29PM
4.31
2:00AM
4.28
2:06PM
4.46
2:38AM
4.35
2:45PM
4.54
3:17AM
4.33
3:25PM
4.53
3:58AM
4.22
4:08PM
4.42
5:43PM
1.34
5:57AM
1.44
6:25PM
1.03
6:37AM
1.19
7:03PM
0.74
7:15AM
0.98
7:41PM
0.49
7:52AM
0.81
8:19PM
0.34
8:29AM
0.72
8:57PM
0.29
9:07AM
0.72
9:37PM
0.37
9:46AM
0.80
10:19PM
0.57

Note: the tide data above is for Aberdeen, Scotland which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Nigg Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Nigg Bay blow from the W

Wed
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
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745727679108444312477685
--7:11--7:07--7:05--7:03--7:01--6:58--6:54--
5:29--5:30--5:34--5:36--5:37--5:39--5:43--5:45-

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 10°C on Wed afternoon, min 6°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSW on Wed afternoon, calm by Sat afternoon).

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 11°C on Wed afternoon, min 4°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Nigg Bay Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Nigg Bay provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Nigg Bay can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Nigg Bay 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 (Nigg Bay) 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 Nigg Bay 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 Scotland - East Coast? If you are looking for accommodation near Nigg Bay, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Scotland - East Coast, consider staying in Aberdeen which is 5 km (3 miles) away. Other places in and around Scotland - East Coast where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Charlestown which is 6 km (4 miles) away, Peterhead, Montrose and Fraserburgh.