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Lighthouse ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Lighthouse Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.5 °C

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Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 12:08 Local time
Wednesday 25
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Wave (m) 0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.7
W
Period (s) 12 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
ENE 15
ENE 20
ENE
Wind State off cross-
off
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Lighthouse in Sligo is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. There are left and right breaking reefs. Rocks are a hazard.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ballyconnell, 6 km from Lighthouse.

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Lighthouse Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sligo Arpt, 4 km from Lighthouse.

light winds from the E

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12 °C

Current weather near Lighthouse

Overall Lighthouse Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Town and city forecasts close to Lighthouse:

  • Closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    70 mi
  • Second closest city location
    70 mi
  • Third closest city location
    74 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    80 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Craigavon (United Kingdom)
    90 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Lighthouse is Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lighthouse is Connaught Airport (NOC), also in Ireland, 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY) in Ireland is 115 km (71 miles) away.
  • Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Lighthouse and is 124 km (77 miles) away.
Lighthouse break location map and break info

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


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