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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.
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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 Isle of Lewis 1.5ft 8secs 250° 30mph Light Rain No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 12
2
SW - NE South Easterly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Eoropie 1.5ft 8secs 250° 28mph Light Rain No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 15
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SW - NE South Easterly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Mangersta 1ft 9secs 258° 20mph Light Rain No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 8
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SW - NW Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Scarasta 2ft 11secs 221° 20mph Light Rain No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 10
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SW - NW South Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Hosta Grey Star 3ft 11secs 218° 17mph Light Rain No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 8
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SW - N South Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Port of Ness Grey Star 6ft 6secs 84° 28mph Light Rain No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 10
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NW - NE Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Dalbeg 1.5ft 8secs 250° 30mph Light Rain No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 10
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SW - NE South Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Cliff Grey Star 6ft 6secs 85° 20mph Light Rain No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 18
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W - NE Southerly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Staffin Bay 3ft 4secs 129° 21mph Light Showers No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Talisker Bay 0ft 0secs 0° 17mph Light Rain No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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