Example Forecast 01/10/11 – 02/10/11 – Thursday Version......

PRESSURE SYNOPSIS

A deep Low of 980 millibars off the Western Icelandic Coast will throw Cold Fronts across the whole of the UK on Friday and much of Saturday. Although by Saturday Midday the Low will have filled somewhat and moved North East into the Greenland Sea, however a new Low West of Galicia at 1000 millibars will be the pendulum to the fronts / counter balance to the Icelandic Low situation. By Sunday the Galician Low will still be in situ at 1000 millibars, and the Iceland situation will now have developed into a Greenland Low fest; where several Lows of about 1000 millibars will be moving North East along the Greenland Coast between Greenland and Iceland into the Greenland Sea. Just to complicate the situation in the Mid-Atlantic a High of 1026 millibars will be found on Saturday, and there’ll be another High of 1024 millibars over Eastern England too (providing the offshores). On Saturday the presence of the Highs will be great, as the Eastern one (over Eastern England) will provide offshore winds for many Coasts. By Sunday the Mid-Atlantic High will have spawned a mini-High that will reach from the Western High to the Eastern High, almost like a bridge if you like. This bridging High will be at about 1026 millibars, the obvious downside will be that it will clearly block swell getting in to the South West and bring variable / onshore-ish Sea Breezes to most places. Make sure you read your individual areas to make the most of what there is.……

OVERALL

Things have changed somewhat, due to the Northerly track of the main Low pressure system(s) into the Greenland Sea, so make sure you read your individual areas to make the most of what there is. Northern Scotland will be fun and clean-sh throughout, just not very big, the East and Soucth Coasts will be virtually flat, Wales and the South West will be fun on Saturday, but smaller and weaker by Sunday. Wherever you are, swell amplifying spots are the call to make the most of what is coming in.

BEGINNERS / IMPROVERS

A fun weekend for you guys, in the South West and Wales. Remember always look left and right to check you have priority before paddling for a wave! ;0)

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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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