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Back Strands ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Back Strands (moderate winds from the WSW at Finner 17 km from Back Strands). 4.6m 11 s period wind swell from WSW is too big
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17 km away, 1 h 32 min ago

Moderate
25 km/h
WSW
10.0
15.1
Air / Water (°C)
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Back Strands Surf Forecast / Sligo / Ireland

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Wednesday 19 Sep 2018 IST

Back Strands surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Back Strands sea temperature is 15.1 °C (Statistics for 19 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 13.8 max: 15.6 min: 12.4 °C)

Wednesday 19Thursday 20Friday 21
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
0
2
2
2
4
4
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
5
W
4.5
WSW
4
WSW
3.5
W
3
W
3
W
2.3
W
2.1
W
1.9
W
1.6
W
1.5
WNW
2.1
W
2.4
W
3.5
WNW
3.5
WNW
3
WNW
2.5
W
2.5
WNW
Period(s) (?)1110111111111110101010101098999
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)50084075348828022173183612469627745304308301026160615551265987888
Wind
(km/h)
55
WSW
50
SW
45
WSW
35
WSW
35
SW
25
SW
20
SW
15
SSW
10
SSW
5
WSW
20
WSW
30
W
35
WSW
45
WNW
45
WNW
40
WNW
35
W
35
W
Wind State(?)crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
Tide State(?)
highebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebbebblowflowhighebblowflowhigh
High Tide
/ height (m)
2:55PM
2.56



3:35AM
2.41



3:56PM
2.74




4:25AM
2.60



4:40PM
2.97
Low Tide
/ height (m)


9:26PM
1.14



9:36AM
1.13




10:20PM
0.94



10:25AM
0.92


Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Back Strands blow from the SE.
 Wednesday 19Thursday 20Friday 21
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
cloudy
thunderstorm
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
cloudy
partially cloudy
Summary
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Rain (mm)
1111----25-11311--
Temp. °C
12121211111111111091010101111111111
Chill °C (?)
888788998877677788
Sunrise
------7:15-------7:16---
Sunset
-7:38-------7:37-------7:34

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