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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.3 °C

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Thursday, 17 January 2019, 04:41 Local time
Thursday 17
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 35
NNW 25
N 20
N 10
Wind State cross-

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Inch (Whitegate) in Cork is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the north northeast with some shelter here from north winds. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave angle is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cobh, Ireland, 9 km from Inch (Whitegate).

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Inch (Whitegate) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At RochesPoint, 5 km from Inch (Whitegate).

moderate winds from the NNW

no report
Air temperature
5.3 °C

Current weather near Inch (Whitegate)

Buoy Data:

At Wexford Buoy, 63 miles from Inch (Whitegate).

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.344
Average period (s) 5.742 5.625 5.625 5.625

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Overall Inch (Whitegate) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Tide stations nearest to Inch (Whitegate):

  • Closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    18 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    31 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Inch (Whitegate):

  • Closest city location
    14 mi
  • Second closest city location
    55 mi
  • Third closest city location
    63 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    109 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    128 mi
Inch (Whitegate) break location map and break info

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