Example Forecast 10/09/11 – 11/09/11 – Thursday Afternoon Version......

PRESSURE SYNOPSIS

A deep Swell laden Atlantic Low of 976 millibars will be off the West Coast of Ireland on Saturday, the High will be in far Eastern Europe at 1014 millibars being pushed further East away from us by Sunday. On Sunday the Irish Low will have deepened to 974 millibars and moved off the North Western Coast of Ireland, in addition to this another Mid-Atlantic Low of 974 millibars (the remnants of “Katia”) will move across and North West rapidly from Sunday Midday. From Sunday Midday to Monday, this new Low will pass just North West of South Western England; and take the North Western Irish Low into Scotland and North West Scotland respectively. As you can see this is a fast moving situation, and consequently you should read your area and surrounding areas to get a full idea of what is happening…….

OVERALL

The Scottish North Coast on Saturday, and maybe even going into Sunday too will be fun. For the South West unless you are a competent surfer, with at least 10 years under your belt we would advise you to head elsewhere – as it will be richter scale levels. If you fall into this category you don’t need our advice on where to head to, play safe! ;0) The South Coast will like the South Westwith double figuresWales, the South West and the South Coast will all pump at times, and for Sunday there will certainly be no shortage of swell – hunt and you will find.

BEGINNERS / IMPROVERS

If you’ve been surfing for five years or less, can’t duck dive well – then don’t even consider going to the South West. Head instead to the South Coast - or if you’re in Wales perhaps Porthcawl’s main beach right in the lee of the harbour wall to get the maximum shelter – or somewhere similar. Those on the South Coast, our advice would be to go to Kent or Hastings or even Norfolk over the period; as it’ll be nice and manageable for your level, and you’ll get to explore new places. Everywhere West will be Richter scale levels for you on Sunday (not to mentioning being big on Saturday too!).

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Scotland
Scotland
East Coast
East Coast
Wales
Wales
South West
South West
South Coast
South Coast
Channel Islands
Channel Islands
It should be remembered

It should be remembered:

  • Regardless of the Weekend Outlook if there is surf, you should be out there to improve your surfing ability
  • so unless it’s flat, just ignore it(!) and go surfing.
  • The Weekend Outlook is aimed at those who are competent at paddling out in 6ft plus surf and looking for perfect conditions.
  • This is a SURF report, we care about the waves, as to whether it is sunny, rainy, snowy or hailing is incidental, and neither here nor there as far as we are concerned.
  • Also note that this is always written for midday, so there may be variances during the AM and PM.
  • Wave Heights are written in what you are actually taking in the face / duck diving, we are not into macho bs of measuring the wave from the back, this is the real thing, what you drop and ride = simple.


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