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West Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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West Point Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 6.7 °C

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Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 02:31 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.9
NW
0.9
NW
0.9
NW
0.9
NW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 20
SSW 20
SW 20
NNW
Wind State cross-
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West Point on the East Coast is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the south. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the north. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rips and rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs


Tide Times:

At Fraserburgh (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

West Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rosehearty, 7 km from West Point.

light winds from the S

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Air temperature
10 °C

Current weather near West Point

Buoy Data:

At Moray Firth WaveNet Site, 52 miles from West Point.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
0.8
0.7
0.7
Dominant period (s) 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.5

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Overall West Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Surf stats for West Point: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for West Point: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

West Point Location Maps

West Point Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to West Point:

Tide stations nearest to West Point:

  • Closest tide station
    Fraserburgh
    0 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Peterhead
    16 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Buckie
    35 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Aberdeen
    39 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Portlethen
    45 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to West Point is Dyce (Aberdeen) Airport (ABZ) in U.k, 56 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to West Point is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO), also in U.k, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Third is Wick Airport (WIC) in U.k., 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Inverness Airport (INV) in U.k is 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • Kirkwall Airport (KOI) in Scotland is the fifth nearest airport to West Point and is 150 km (93 miles) away.
West Point break location map and break info

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