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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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Back Strands Surf Forecast / Sligo / Ireland

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Sunday 22 Jul 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 16.6 °C (Statistics for 22 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 14.6 max: 16.1 min: 12.9 °C)

Sunday 22Monday 23Tuesday 24
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
Rating
(10 max)
1
1
1
1
2
2
1
1
2
2
1
1
2
2
1
1
0
1
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.1
W
1.1
W
1.1
W
1.1
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
1.2
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
1
W
1
W
1
W
1
W
1
W
1
W
1.2
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.4
WNW
Period(s) (?)999998888888888999
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)217181207207220145195195161137140140140140147222237294
Wind
(km/h)
10
SW
10
WSW
15
WSW
15
SW
15
SSW
15
SSW
15
SW
5
WSW
5
W
10
WNW
15
WNW
15
WNW
10
W
10
W
10
W
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
SW
Wind State(?)crosscrosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrossglassononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross
Tide State(?)
lowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebbebblowflowhighebblow
High Tide
/ height (m)


2:57PM
2.67



3:18AM
2.70



3:57PM
2.78




4:16AM
2.73


Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:37AM
0.90



9:08PM
1.03



9:37AM
0.87




10:10PM
0.95



10:27AM
0.79

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.
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
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Chill °C (?)
171919191816171616161514151313121314
Sunrise
-------5:30-------5:31--
Sunset
---9:50-------9:49------

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