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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


Photo credit: Paul McGrath

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.3 °C

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Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 04:36 Local time
Wednesday 29
Wave (m) 2.0
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 35
WNW 35
NW 30
Wind State cross cross-
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Doonloughan in Mayo and Achill Island is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Light onshore winds ruin the qulaity Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. 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 SHIP9439, 71 km from Doonloughan.


Air temperature
13.0 °C

Current weather near Doonloughan

Overall Doonloughan Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Doonloughan Location Maps

Doonloughan Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Doonloughan:

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Wave buoys nearest to Doonloughan:

Tide stations nearest to Doonloughan:

  • Closest tide station
    35 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    46 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Talbert Island, River Shannon
    68 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    72 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Tra Li
    83 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Doonloughan:

  • Closest ski area
    Raise (United Kingdom)
    300 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
city weather forecast website

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


  • 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.