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

Overall: 3.0

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Oldshoremore Surf Guide

Oldshoremore on the North Coast is a sheltered beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Oldshoremore Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
7.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Oldshoremore:

The best conditions reported for surf at Oldshoremore occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Oldshoremore (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Oldshoremore with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in March while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 49% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
5%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
46%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
49%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Oldshoremore Location Map

Interactive Oldshoremore surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Oldshoremore is Stornoway Airport (SYY) in U.k., 78 km (48 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Oldshoremore is Wick Airport (WIC), also in U.k., 116 km (72 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Oldshoremore Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 14:25 Local Time
Thursday 25
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 3.0
WSW
3.0
W
3.5
W
3.0
W
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 50
SW 50
WSW 45
W 40
WSW
Wind State on on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Oldshoremore

Surf stats for Oldshoremore, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Oldshoremore

Wind stats for Oldshoremore, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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    • Icon  s33.3
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    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    22km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    23km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    39km away

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