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Lahinch Left ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Crowds: 2.5
Accommodation: 5.0

Overall: 4.0

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Lahinch Left Spot ID

Tail end of Hurricane Danielle Swell, Lahinch Left photo

Lahinch Left

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.5 °C

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Thursday, 15 November 2018, 10:46 Local time
Thursday 15
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 20
SSE 25
SSW 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Lahinch Left in County Clare is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. A left hand reef break. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for rocks.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cregg Beach, 3 km from Lahinch Left.

IS AT (local time)

Lahinch Left Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At liscannor Ennistymon wx, 3 km from Lahinch Left.

moderate winds from the SW

Air temperature
9.9 °C

Current weather near Lahinch Left

Buoy Data:

At Westwave MK4 Buoy, 18 miles from Lahinch Left.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.43
Average period (s) 8.30 8.19 8.56 7.78

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Overall Lahinch Left Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Lahinch Left Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Lahinch Left:

  • Closest city location
    28 mi
  • Second closest city location
    35 mi
  • Third closest city location
    80 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    105 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    127 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Lahinch Left is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lahinch Left is Galway Airport (GWY), also in Ireland, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Connaught Airport (NOC) in Ireland is 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • Cork Airport (ORK), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Lahinch Left and is 133 km (83 miles) away.
Lahinch Left break location map and break info

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