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The Spur ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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The Spur Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.3 °C

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Sunday, 20 October 2019, 14:57 Local time
Sunday 20Mon
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
N 20
N 10
N 10
Wind State on on on cross-

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The Spur on the North Coast is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the south southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. There is a left hand reef break. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Scrabster, Scotland, 6 km from The Spur.

IS AT (local time)

The Spur Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP1230, 3 km from The Spur.


Air temperature
9.0 °C

Current weather near The Spur

Buoy Data:

At EMEC Waverider at Billia Croo wave power test site, 27 miles from The Spur.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.8
Dominant period (s) 7.7 7.1 7.1 7.1

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Overall The Spur Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


Surf stats for The Spur: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for The Spur: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

The Spur Location Maps

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Town and city forecasts close to The Spur:

  • Closest city location
    85 mi
  • Second closest city location
    112 mi
  • Third closest city location
    149 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    153 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    167 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to The Spur is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Spur is Kirkwall Airport (KOI) in Scotland, 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Third is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO) in U.k, 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Inverness Airport (INV) in U.k is 124 km (77 miles) away.
  • Dyce (Aberdeen) Airport (ABZ), also in U.k is the fifth nearest airport to The Spur and is 173 km (107 miles) away.
The Spur break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Spur, Scot - North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view The Spur sea temperature, The Spur photographs, The Spur detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Spur webcams, current wind from Scot - North Coast live weather stations and The Spur 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 The Spur.