Doonloughan Spot ID
Photo credit: Paul McGrath
Best: Swell NW | Wind SE
Sea Temperature Today is: 9.5 °C
Doonloughan in Mayo and Achill Island is an exposed beach break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Does not handle onshore winds very well Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Crowds are never a problem here. Watch out for .
Overall Doonloughan Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February
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Use this relief map to navigate to Mayo and Achill Island surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Doonloughan
Ski Resorts closest to Doonloughan:
- The closest passenger airport to Doonloughan is Galway Airport (GWY) in Ireland, 81 km (50 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Doonloughan is Connaught Airport (NOC), also in Ireland, 101 km (63 miles) away.
- Third is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 116 km (72 miles) away.
- Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland is 137 km (85 miles) away.
- Kerry Airport (KIR), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Doonloughan and is 146 km (91 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Doonloughan, Mayo and Achill Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Doonloughan sea temperature, Doonloughan photographs, Doonloughan detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Doonloughan webcams, current wind from Mayo and Achill Island live weather stations and Doonloughan 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 Doonloughan.