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

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Doonloughan Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Mayo and Achill Island, Ireland)

Dunloughan, Doonloughan photo

Photo credit: Paul McGrath

Doonloughan Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.5 °C

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Friday, 30 January 2015, 17:01 Local time

Friday 30
9AM 12PM 3PM 6PM
Wave (m) 5.0
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 40
NW 40
NNW 50
NNW 55
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Doonloughan in Mayo and Achill Island is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Poor surf in light onshore winds Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An unrowded break, even when it is working. Hazards include .

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Mulranny - Pink Rock, 55 km from Doonloughan.

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Doonloughan Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Claremorris, 82 km from Doonloughan.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
5.1 °C

Current weather near Doonloughan

Overall Doonloughan Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

The figure describes the range of swells directed at Doonloughan over a normal January.... (show all text)

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Also see Doonloughan surf quality by season and Doonloughan surf quality by month.

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Doonloughan - Some wrap off a strong W swell.

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Doonloughan:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Killadoon 21 mi
Second closest break Carrownisky 22 mi
Third closest break Carrowmore 26 mi
Fourth closest break Dooega 33 mi
Fifth closest break Mulranny - Pink Rock 34 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Doonloughan:

Closest wave buoy M4 Donegal Bay Buoy 108 mi
Second closest wave buoy K4 Buoy 119 mi
Third closest wave buoy M3 Mizen Head Buoy 155 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy M2 Lambay Buoy 195 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy K2 Buoy 216 mi

Tide stations nearest to Doonloughan:

Closest tide station Galway 46 mi
Second closest tide station Talbert Island, River Shannon 68 mi
Third closest tide station Tra Li 83 mi
Fourth closest tide station Cork 127 mi
Fifth closest tide station Carrigaline 134 mi

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Doonloughan:

Closest ski area Raise (United Kingdom) 295 mi
Second closest ski area Glencoe Mountain Resort (United Kingdom) 305 mi
Third closest ski area Nevis Range (United Kingdom) 311 mi
Fourth closest ski area Yad Moss (United Kingdom) 328 mi
Fifth closest ski area Harwood Common (United Kingdom) 331 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Doonloughan:

Closest city location Galway (Ireland) 46 mi
Second closest city location Limerick (Ireland) 83 mi
Third closest city location Cork (Ireland) 127 mi
Fourth closest city location Waterford (Ireland) 150 mi
Fifth closest city location Tallaght (Ireland) 155 mi
  • 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.
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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.
SITE NOTICE: There is a glitch in the current forecasts. The wind/tide and weather parts are current, but the wave model is old for some breaks/maps. One of the processing machines was not accepting updates. Thank you to users who reported the problem. The site will update with current wave forecasts for all locations within 2 or 3 hours (by 3pm GMT). Meanwhile, please accept our sincere apologies.


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