mystical potato head's photo of Thurso East

Average rating of 3.64 from 42 votes

Thurso East

Spot Location: UK + Ireland > Scotland > Thurso East

Date Taken: 11th January 2009. 6767 page views since 29th January 2009.

Swell Rating Primary Swell Secondary Swell Wind (+ Gusts) Weather
5.5ft 5s 180.15° 1ft 9s   29
Dense Fog 53°f
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T-bird Feb 19, 2009 Rating: 1

That's weird, I surfed here nearly every day of my early surfing life & never remember the water being this colour. Usually a nice peaty brown hue from the river. Would have been an interesting view of the rocks & kelp underneath, just to unnerve you a bit! Sweet picture though.

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swwl Feb 5, 2009 Rating: -1

Looks like dunnet head's been working out!

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supernova Feb 17, 2009 Rating: 0

thats orkney buddy ;)

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Easily:HyPn0tiZ3d Feb 5, 2009 Rating: 0

Scotland home of Groundskeeper Willie

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Portpipe Feb 5, 2009 Rating: 2

i havent surfed it yet either but a road trip is on the cards once i get myself a van.

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moonface Feb 1, 2009 Rating: -1

thats a sick shot my winky would be hard paddling onto that

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moonface Feb 2, 2009 Rating: 0

shame he wipedout he would have seen a very special view if he didn't

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mystical potato head Feb 1, 2009 Rating: 0

Glad you like the wave,it just appeared out of knowhere and the sun poppedout at the same time.had been pretty big waves all morning but nothing quite like this one,the guy got wiped out big time.shame i missed it.

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sqirl Feb 1, 2009 Rating: 0

I dont think that would be very comfortable

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jonny slacko Jan 30, 2009 Rating: -3

I have never surfed Thurso but I will do before I die (or die trying judging by this shot)…….good photo and a top, top wave. No more said, RESPECT!