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Ballyconnell ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Ballyconnell Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.1 °C

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Saturday, 17 November 2018, 10:42 Local time
Saturday 17
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 18 18 18 18
Wind (km/h) 30
SE 30
SE 25
ESE 25
Wind State off off off off

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Ballyconnell in Sligo is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Ballyconnell (0 km).

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Ballyconnell Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sligo Arpt, 10 km from Ballyconnell.

light winds from the ESE.(Wind varies from 090 to 160 degs)

Dry and cloudy
Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Ballyconnell

Buoy Data:

At Belmullet Berth B Buoy, 60 miles from Ballyconnell.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.27
Average period (s) 8.87 9.34 9.01 9.17

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Overall Ballyconnell Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Town and city forecasts close to Ballyconnell:

  • Closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    69 mi
  • Second closest city location
    70 mi
  • Third closest city location
    77 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    81 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Craigavon (United Kingdom)
    92 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ballyconnell is Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ballyconnell is Connaught Airport (NOC), also in Ireland, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY) in Ireland is 120 km (75 miles) away.
  • Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Ballyconnell and is 122 km (76 miles) away.
Ballyconnell break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ballyconnell, Sligo. Use the tab navigation above to view Ballyconnell sea temperature, Ballyconnell photographs, Ballyconnell detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ballyconnell webcams, current wind from Sligo live weather stations and Ballyconnell tide predictions. The Ireland swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Ireland and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Ireland wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Ballyconnell.