Example Forecast 06/02/16 – 07/02/16 – Thursday Version......

PRESSURE SYNOPSIS

Saturday Midday will see two Low pressures in the near North Eastern Atlantic off North Western Ireland / North Western Scotland both at 960 millibars, with another Low pressure of 973 millibars coming out of North America. Meanwhile there will be four High pressures swirling around, one over Greenland at 1013 millibars, whilst the others will be mainly Southern based; one in the Southern Mid-Atlantic at 1030 millibars, with two others in the Mediterranean at 1031 millibars. Sunday will see the Near Atlantic Low spin in situ for much of Saturday, before moving North and East into the North Sea by Midday Sunday being 969 millibars. The North American Low will have moved East too, starting to cross the Atlantic, but in the Mid-North Atlantic at 955 millibars. The High pressures will still be in situ, over Northern Greenland at 1012 millibars, the Southern Mid-Atlantic at 1028 millibars, whilst the Mediteranean ones will have weakened and shifted. All this will mean swell for Western facing Coasts in general, but pay attention to the winds, as this will crucial to getting something rideable……….

OVERALL

A mixed bag, head for spots that can handle the winds. Read your areas, and don’t be afraid to hunt, as the winds will make things lumpy if you take them in the face – good hunting……….

BEGINNERS / IMPROVERS

Too big really for you in the South West and Wales, and windy as hell. The South Coast or super sheltered spots are your best bet.……….

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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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