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Fanore ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.9

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Fanore Spot ID

Super Sunday October 2012, Fanore photo


Photo credit: Paul

Fanore low tide photo


Photo credit: eoin

Co. Clare, Ireland, Fanore photo


Photo credit: Milan Gruenfeld

Clean and Sunny, Fanore photo


Photo credit: Kasia Kazanoswka

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.0 °C

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Thursday, 20 June 2019, 22:43 Local time
ThuFriday 21
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 15
WNW 15
WNW 10
Wind State on on on on

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Fanore in Clare is a reasonably exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rocks and rips.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Fanore (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Fanore Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At MaceHead, 46 km from Fanore.

moderate winds from the WNW

no report
Air temperature
11.5 °C

Current weather near Fanore

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Town and city forecasts close to Fanore:

  • Closest city location
    15 mi
  • Second closest city location
    42 mi
  • Third closest city location
    91 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    109 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    121 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Fanore is Galway Airport (GWY) in Ireland, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Fanore is Shannon Airport (SNN), also in Ireland, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Connaught Airport (NOC) in Ireland, 94 km (58 miles) away.
  • Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland is 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Sligo Airport (SXL), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Fanore and is 137 km (85 miles) away.
Fanore break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Fanore, Clare. Use the tab navigation above to view Fanore sea temperature, Fanore photographs, Fanore detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fanore webcams, current wind from Clare live weather stations and Fanore 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 Fanore.