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Outer Hebrides Surfing

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To the west of the mainland lies the fractured archipelago of the Hebrides. The area has so many islands, islets and coastline that even the environmental authorities canÕt really monitor it, so the potential for virgin waves is high. The Outer Hebrides receive the brunt of the AtlanticÕs force and have a helpful 180¼ swell window from the SW to NE. A good range of beaches, points and reefs exist and the small, committed group of local surfers are welcoming to visitors that play by the rules. Strong currents are the norm and local knowledge can prevent the unwary getting into trouble. The Hebs are a year-round destination but it can get real big and nasty in the winter.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
                       
1 - 7°C
5/4
2 - 9°C
5/4
7 - 13°C
4/3
10 - 16°C
4/3
7 - 13°C
4/3
2 - 8°C
5/4
+ Powerful and consistent
+ Beach and pointbreaks
+ Clean water, no crowds
+ Long summer daylight hours
+ Northern Lights
- High latitude wind exposure
- Cold water
- Large tides
- Changeable, wet weather
- Remote, difficult access
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  Forecast Surf Report Stormrider Guide
Guide icon Forecast icon Eoropie Star Star Star Grey Star Grey Star 9.5ft 14secs 283° 27mph Light Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 15
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SW - NE South Easterly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Mangersta Star Star Star Grey Star Grey Star 11.5ft 14secs 281° 24mph Drizzle No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 8
2
SW - NW Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Scarasta Star Star Star Grey Star Grey Star 7.5ft 14secs 298° 24mph Drizzle No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 10
2
SW - NW South Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Hosta Star Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star 8ft 14secs 297° 29mph Drizzle No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 8
2
SW - N South Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Cliff Star Star Star Star Grey Star 11.5ft 14secs 281° 24mph Drizzle No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 18
2
W - NE Southerly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Dalbeg Star Star Star Grey Star Grey Star 9.5ft 14secs 283° 30mph Light Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 10
2
SW - NE South Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Isle of Lewis Star Star Star Grey Star Grey Star 9.5ft 14secs 283° 30mph Light Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 12
2
SW - NE South Easterly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Port of Ness Grey Star 1.5ft 13secs 21° 27mph Light Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 10
1
NW - NE Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Staffin Bay 0.5ft 15secs 328° 20mph Rain No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Talisker Bay Grey Star 4.5ft 5secs 227° 25mph Rain No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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