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Thurso Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Thurso Reef Surf Forecast / Scot – North Coast / UK

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Monday 18 Jan 2021 GMT
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Thurso Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Thurso Reef sea temperature is 8.1 °C (Statistics for 18 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 8.1 max: 9.0 min: 6.8 °C)
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Thurso Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Thurso Reef sea temperature is 8.1 °C (Statistics for 18 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 8.1 max: 9.0 min: 6.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Scot - North Coast

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Thurso Reef (light winds from the SW at Wick Airport 31 km from Thurso Reef). 3.6m 11 s period wind swell from WNW is too big

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31 km away, 1 h 35 min ago

Light
13 km/h
SW
3.0
8.1
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Thurso Reef today?

The current surf forecast for Thurso Reef at 7PM is: 3.5m 11s primary swell from a West-northwest direction and 2.1m 11s secondary swell from a West-northwest direction (forecast issued at 05:00pm January 18). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 11.

Time (GMT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (18 Jan)--
Afternoon (18 Jan)13ft (4.0m)11s
Evening (18 Jan)11ft (3.5m)11s

Table - waves today at Thurso Reef. (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
Monday
18
Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM
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T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
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W
3.5
WNW
3.5
WNW
3
WNW
3
WNW
3
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.2
WNW
1.9
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.1
WNW
1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.6
N
1.8
NNE
2.2
NNE
2.5
N
3.5
N
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30
WSW
30
W
30
WSW
30
WSW
30
WSW
25
WSW
25
WSW
30
WSW
15
WSW
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
S
10
SSE
10
SSE
0
ENE
10
NE
15
NE
20
ENE
25
ENE
35
NE
35
NE
40
NNE
45
NNE
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononon
12:35AM
4.20
12:33PM
4.51
1:21AM
4.04
1:20PM
4.30
2:13AM
3.93
6:13PM
1.63
6:17AM
2.18
6:58PM
1.88
7:03AM
2.37
7:49PM
2.10
8:01AM
2.53

Note: the tide data above is for Scrabster, Scotland which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Thurso Reef.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Thurso Reef blow from the SSW

Monday
18
Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
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cloudy
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rain showers
partially cloudy
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cloudy
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