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Ruhba Phail (Lewis) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Ruhba Phail (Lewis) Surf Forecast / Scot – Outer Hebrides / UK

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Wednesday 24 Feb 2021 GMT
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Ruhba Phail (Lewis) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ruhba Phail (Lewis) sea temperature is 7.5 °C (Statistics for 24 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 8.5 max: 9.3 min: 7.6 °C)
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Ruhba Phail (Lewis) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ruhba Phail (Lewis) sea temperature is 7.5 °C (Statistics for 24 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 8.5 max: 9.3 min: 7.6 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Ruhba Phail (Lewis) (calm at Stornoway 42 km from Ruhba Phail (Lewis)). 3.5m swell from WSW too big with 2.7m 6 s period wind swell from SSW

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42 km away, 2 h 19 min ago

Calm
5 km/h
SSW
8.0
7.5
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Ruhba Phail (Lewis) this week:

The surf forecast for Ruhba Phail (Lewis) over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Feb 25) at 9PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 2.5m and 12s period with a secondary swell of 0.3m and 13s. Another secondary swell of 0.1m and 6s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-shore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Ruhba Phail (Lewis) in the next 7 days are 3.5m 16s and forecast to arrive on Saturday (Feb 27) at 12AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.8m 6s period and expected on Friday (Feb 26) at 9PM.

Wave TypeTime (GMT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 9PM (Thu 25th Feb)8ft (2.5m) 12s
Best Surf 3AM (Sat 27th Feb)10ft (3.0m) 16s
Most Powerful12AM (Sat 27th Feb)11ft (3.5m) 16s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Ruhba Phail (Lewis) 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
00002110111132113554312101
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
3.5
WSW
3
WSW
3
W
3
W
2.4
W
1.8
WSW
2
WSW
3.5
W
3
W
3
W
2.5
W
2.5
W
3
W
2.4
W
2.1
W
2.1
W
1.3
WNW
1
WSW
1.1
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.5
WSW
0.4
WNW
0.7
WSW
1615131312111016151515141615141413121111111010
62904363329532381584763826557735703650268927914034254116231603538298313143643597
50
SSW
45
SW
50
WSW
40
W
30
SW
40
SSW
45
S
35
SW
25
SW
30
SW
35
SSW
35
SSW
40
SSW
30
SSW
20
S
15
S
10
ESE
20
SSE
30
SSW
10
E
10
ESE
5
NW
5
ESE
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offglassoff
5:14PM
2.84
5:29AM
3.09
5:54PM
3.10
6:06AM
3.37
6:32PM
3.33
6:42AM
3.61
7:09PM
3.51
7:19AM
3.78
7:46PM
3.62
7:56AM
3.85
8:24PM
3.63
8:35AM
3.82
9:04PM
3.55
9:16AM
3.67
9:45PM
3.39
11:19PM
0.78
11:45AM
0.54
11:57PM
0.55
12:22PM
0.25
12:34AM
0.34
12:59PM
0.01
1:10AM
0.19
1:36PM
-0.15
1:47AM
0.11
2:13PM
-0.20
2:26AM
0.12
2:52PM
-0.12
3:06AM
0.20
3:34PM
0.07

Note: the tide data above is for Cliff Beach (Lewis) which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ruhba Phail (Lewis).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Ruhba Phail (Lewis) blow from the SE

Wed
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
light rain
clear
rain showers
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
some cloudssome cloudsrain shwrssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsclearclearsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclearlight rainclearrain shwrslight raincloudycloudy
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88878878876766677677788
43334335432211286336788
--7:33--7:31--7:28--7:24--7:22--7:20--7:16--
5:46--5:50--5:52--5:53--5:57--5:59--6:00--6:04-

Short Range Forecast: Some drizzle, heaviest during Thu morning. Low air temperatures (max 9°C on Wed afternoon, min 6°C on Sat night). Mainly near gales.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Wed morning. Low air temperatures (max 8°C on Mon afternoon, min 6°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSW on Sun afternoon, calm by Wed afternoon).

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Information about the Ruhba Phail (Lewis) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Ruhba Phail (Lewis) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Ruhba Phail (Lewis) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Ruhba Phail (Lewis) 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 (Ruhba Phail (Lewis)) 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 Ruhba Phail (Lewis) 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 Outer Hebrides? If you are looking for accommodation near Ruhba Phail (Lewis), camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Outer Hebrides, consider staying in Stornoway which is 42 km (26 miles) away.