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Doonloughan ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.4

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Doonloughan Spot ID

Dunloughan, Doonloughan photo

Doonloughan

Photo credit: Paul McGrath

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.3 °C

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Saturday, 28 May 2016, 05:04 Local time
Saturday 28
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Wave (m) 0.5
W
0.5
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.6
WNW
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
E 20
ESE 15
ESE 10
ESE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
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Doonloughan in Mayo and Achill Island is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Easily blown out by onshore winds Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Beware of .

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Doonloughan Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At RAPIDSCAT349E54N, 61 km from Doonloughan.

light winds from the NE

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Current weather near Doonloughan

Overall Doonloughan Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Town and city forecasts close to Doonloughan:

  • Closest city location
    46 mi
  • Second closest city location
    83 mi
  • Third closest city location
    127 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    150 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    155 mi

Airports

  • 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.
Doonloughan break location map and break info

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.


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