uk es it fr pt nl

Wisemans Surf Guide

Wisemans on the East Coast is an exposed reef/jetty break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the north. A left hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Wisemans Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef/jettyIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Wisemans:

The best conditions reported for surf at Wisemans occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Wisemans with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 15% of the time in March while 25% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 60% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
25%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
60%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Wisemans Location Map

Interactive Wisemans 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 Wisemans is Dyce (Aberdeen) Airport (ABZ) in U.k, 56 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Wisemans is Lossiemouth Airport (LMO), also in U.k, 76 km (47 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Placeholder
Map placeholder
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Wisemans Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 01:23 Local Time
TueWednesday 17
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m)
2
N
2
NNE
1.8
NNE
1.8
NNE
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
35
25
25
20
Wind State on on on on

Swell History at Wisemans

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

Wind History at Wisemans

Wind stats for Wisemans, 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 Wisemans. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Wisemans: