Example Forecast 25/09/10 – 26/09/10 – Thursday Version......

PRESSURE SYNOPSIS

As guessed things have changed a tad since earlier in the week, but overall the outcome will remain the same. In short we will be experiencing a bit of a sandwich scenario going on, as the there will be a Scandinavian Low of 995 millibars in the Mid-North Sea. This Low will remain in situ during Saturday, before finally being pushed Eastwards and filling as it goes. Meanwhile the Western UK will be being encompassed by a High of 1020 millibars, stretching the whole length and breathe of the country. Behind it will be three Greenland Lows in the 990 millibar range, and then by Saturday midday these Low’s and their associated fronts will be moving in towards us. But a Russian High pressure system of 1020 millibars will produce North Easterly winds for most places. Thus the main swell day is clearly Saturday everywhere, by Sunday although winds may be light-ish (except for Yorkshire and Norfolk), the swell will have lessened.

OVERALL

Changes as the week has gone on have meant that more hunting is necessary, but the old, old adage of search and ye shall find was obviously coined for this weekend! For the East Coast on Saturday you’ll need to find a place sheltered from the winds and that will get enough wrap around swell. Sunday will be clean and offshore for the North and Western Scottish Coasts and for Western Coasts of Wales and the South West. Search and you will find it cranking somewhere – well worth the search…….

BEGINNERS / IMPROVERS

A good weekend to learn about how the wind effects things, search for surf suitable for your level; it’s good to push yourself, but if you know it’s too big for you - find somewhere a bit more sheltered. It’s the standing up that counts after all, and you need small waves that you can dominate in. If you do get out back with the more proficient riders, it’s all about watching and learning and not getting in the way!

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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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