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Inchydoney ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.9
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.3
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Inchydoney Spot ID

Inchydoney Surfer's Sunset photo


Photo credit: Jorkil

Type: river

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.1 °C

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Thursday, 24 January 2019, 03:22 Local time
Thursday 24
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 25
WNW 25
WNW 25
Wind State cross-

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Inchydoney in County Cork is a sheltered river break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The river break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Dunworley, 8 km from Inchydoney.

IS AT (local time)

Inchydoney Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At CorkArpt-corcaigh, 39 km from Inchydoney.

light winds from the NW

Intermittent light drizzle
Air temperature
9.1 °C

Current weather near Inchydoney

Buoy Data:

At M3 Mizen Head Buoy, 71 miles from Inchydoney.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 4.375
Average period (s) 7.969 7.734 6.914 7.617

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Overall Inchydoney Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Inchydoney Location Maps

Inchydoney Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Inchydoney:

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Wave buoys nearest to Inchydoney:

Tide stations nearest to Inchydoney:

  • Closest tide station
    25 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    27 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    29 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    50 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    59 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Inchydoney:

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Town and city forecasts close to Inchydoney:

  • Closest city location
    27 mi
  • Second closest city location
    75 mi
  • Third closest city location
    88 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    116 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    157 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Inchydoney is Cork Airport (ORK) in Ireland, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Inchydoney is Kerry Airport (KIR), also in Ireland, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Third is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • Waterford Airport (WAT) in Ireland is 139 km (86 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Inchydoney and is 190 km (118 miles) away.
Inchydoney break location map and break info

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