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Type: beach

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell S | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.6 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 16:03 Local time
Thursday 20Fri
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 8 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 30
NNE 35
NW 40
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Carne Beach in Wexford is a sheltered beach break. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Ideal winds are from the west northwest with some shelter here from south winds. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the best wave direction is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Carne Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP4515, 11 km from Carne Beach.


Air temperature
10.6 °C

Current weather near Carne Beach

Buoy Data:

At Wexford Buoy, 39 miles from Carne Beach.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 2.031
Average period (s) 7.969 7.266 6.328 5.859

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Overall Carne Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Carne Beach is Waterford Airport (WAT) in Ireland, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Carne Beach is Dublin Airport (DUB), also in Ireland, 136 km (84 miles) away.
  • Third is Cork Airport (ORK) in Ireland, 152 km (94 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is 170 km (106 miles) away.
  • Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Carne Beach and is 183 km (114 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Carne Beach, Wexford. Use the tab navigation above to view Carne Beach sea temperature, Carne Beach photographs, Carne Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Carne Beach webcams, current wind from Wexford live weather stations and Carne Beach 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 Carne Beach.