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The Harbour ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Surf Report Feed

The Harbour Surf Guide

The Harbour on the East Coast is an exposed beach/groynes break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the best wave direction is from the southeast.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of groynes, rips,ships.

The Harbour Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/groynesIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
10.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing The Harbour:

The best conditions reported for surf at The Harbour occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing The Harbour with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 33% of the time in February while 18% 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
33%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
18%
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 The Harbour Location Map

Interactive The Harbour 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 The Harbour is Dyce (Aberdeen) Airport (ABZ) in U.k, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to The Harbour is Dundee Airport (DND), also in U.k, 97 km (60 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
The Harbour Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 02:30 Local Time
Tuesday 01
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) -
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Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 25
NW 25
NW 10
WNW 10
SSW
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
off

Swell History at The Harbour

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

Wind History at The Harbour

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near The Harbour. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach/groynes/rivermouth
    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    16km away
    • Icon point  redPoint/rivermouth
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    18km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    22km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To The Harbour: