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Point of Ness ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Point of Ness Spot ID

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Type: point/pier

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.5 °C

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Friday, 18 October 2019, 05:13 Local time
Friday 18
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 20
ESE 20
ESE 20
Wind State cross-
off off

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Point of Ness on the North Coast is an exposed point/pier break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east with some shelter here from north winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. Best around high tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Dunnet Bay, 3 km from Point of Ness.

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Point of Ness Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Wick, 26 km from Point of Ness.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
10.6 °C

Current weather near Point of Ness

Buoy Data:

At EMEC Waverider at Billia Croo wave power test site, 26 miles from Point of Ness.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.2
Dominant period (s) 11.8 10.5 12.5 11.8

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Overall Point of Ness Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


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Wind stats for Point of Ness: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Town and city forecasts close to Point of Ness:

  • Closest city location
    87 mi
  • Second closest city location
    111 mi
  • Third closest city location
    150 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    154 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    168 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Point of Ness is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 25 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Point of Ness is Kirkwall Airport (KOI) in Scotland, 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO) in U.k, 102 km (63 miles) away.
  • Inverness Airport (INV) in U.k is 127 km (79 miles) away.
  • Dyce (Aberdeen) Airport (ABZ), also in U.k is the fifth nearest airport to Point of Ness and is 173 km (107 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Point of Ness, Scot - North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Point of Ness sea temperature, Point of Ness photographs, Point of Ness detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Point of Ness webcams, current wind from Scot - North Coast live weather stations and Point of Ness 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 Point of Ness.