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Cregg Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Cregg Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.1 °C

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 04:25 Local time
Wednesday 16
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 12 12 12 11
Wind (km/h) 25
WNW 30
WNW 30
W 35
Wind State cross-

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Cregg Beach in County Clare is an exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right as well as a left hand reef break.. Best around mid tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include rocks / rips.

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Live Weather:

At Westwave MK4 Buoy, 25 km from Cregg Beach.


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Current weather near Cregg Beach

Buoy Data:

At Westwave MK4 Buoy, 16 miles from Cregg Beach.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 3.75
Average period (s) 6.55 6.71 7.01 6.96

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Overall Cregg Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Cregg Beach:

  • Closest city location
    30 mi
  • Second closest city location
    36 mi
  • Third closest city location
    79 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    106 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    129 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Cregg Beach is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cregg Beach is Galway Airport (GWY), also in Ireland, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland, 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Connaught Airport (NOC) in Ireland is 120 km (75 miles) away.
  • Cork Airport (ORK), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Cregg Beach and is 132 km (82 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cregg Beach, Clare. Use the tab navigation above to view Cregg Beach sea temperature, Cregg Beach photographs, Cregg Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cregg Beach webcams, current wind from Clare live weather stations and Cregg 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 Cregg Beach.