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Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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Rackwick Surf Forecast / Scot – Orkney / UK

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Sunday 28 Feb 2021 GMT
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Rackwick surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rackwick sea temperature is 7.0 °C (Statistics for 28 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 7.2 max: 8.1 min: 5.5 °C)
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Rackwick surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rackwick sea temperature is 7.0 °C (Statistics for 28 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 7.2 max: 8.1 min: 5.5 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Scot - Orkney

  1. weather stationWind Update Recent on-shore wind 30 km from Rackwick has fallen light (light winds from the WSW at Kirkwall Airport). Waves cleaning up. 3.1m swell from W too big

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30 km away, 1 h 13 min ago

Light
9 km/h
WSW
7.0
7.0
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Rackwick today?

The current surf forecast for Rackwick at 11PM is: 3.0m 16s primary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 05:00pm February 28). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (GMT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (28 Feb)--
Afternoon (28 Feb)10ft (3.0m)15s
Evening (28 Feb)10ft (3.0m)16s

Table - waves today at Rackwick. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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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)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM
110000034555554433323322
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
3
W
3
W
3
W
3
W
3
W
3
W
2.5
W
2.5
W
2.3
W
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.3
WNW
2.1
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.6
W
1.5
W
1.1
WNW
1.2
W
1.1
W
0.9
WNW
0.8
WNW
1516161515141414131414131313121212121111111010
371951374888426036513224270824271894282626292338207116711302992723617320351291152116
20
SW
25
SW
25
SW
30
SW
25
WSW
25
WSW
20
SW
15
SW
10
W
5
NW
5
ENE
10
E
10
ESE
15
SE
20
SSE
20
SE
20
SE
15
SE
10
SSE
5
SSE
5
W
10
NNW
10
NNW
ononononononononcross-
on
glassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
9:33PM
3.26
9:42AM
3.62
10:12PM
3.26
10:21AM
3.58
10:51PM
3.19
3:24PM
-0.15
3:31AM
0.13
4:02PM
-0.18
4:10AM
0.14
4:42PM
-0.10
4:51AM
0.23

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Rackwick blow from the NE

Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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