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

Overall: 3.2

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Pennan Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.2 °C

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Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 12:26 Local time
Tuesday 15
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 15
E 15
E 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

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Pennan on the East Coast is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the south. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the north northeast. The reef provides both left and right breaks. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rips and rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Pennan Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rosehearty, 9 km from Pennan.


Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Pennan

Buoy Data:

At Moray Firth WaveNet Site, 44 miles from Pennan.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Dominant period (s) 7.1 6.9 6.3 7.1

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Overall Pennan Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to Pennan:

  • Closest city location
    36 mi
  • Second closest city location
    75 mi
  • Third closest city location
    88 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    99 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    108 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Pennan is Dyce (Aberdeen) Airport (ABZ) in U.k, 53 km (33 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pennan is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO), also in U.k, 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Inverness Airport (INV) in U.k is 108 km (67 miles) away.
  • Dundee Airport (DND), also in U.k is the fifth nearest airport to Pennan and is 144 km (89 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pennan, Scot - East Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Pennan sea temperature, Pennan photographs, Pennan detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pennan webcams, current wind from Scot - East Coast live weather stations and Pennan 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 Pennan.