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

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Lighthouse Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Sligo, Ireland)

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Lighthouse Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.9 °C

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Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 23:07 Local time

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Wave (m) 3.0
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WNW
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WNW
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Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 20
WSW 20
SW 25
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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.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Strandhill, 5 km from Lighthouse.

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Live Weather:

At Ballaghaderreen, 42 km from Lighthouse.

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Current weather near Lighthouse

Overall Lighthouse Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Lighthouse:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Strandhill 3 mi
Second closest break Ballyconnell 4 mi
Third closest break The Bar 4 mi
Fourth closest break Dunmoran Strand 6 mi
Fifth closest break Streedagh Strand 7 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Lighthouse:

Closest wave buoy M4 Donegal Bay Buoy 73 mi
Second closest wave buoy M2 Lambay Buoy 143 mi
Third closest wave buoy K4 Buoy 152 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Liverpool Buoy 211 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Aberporth Buoy 220 mi

Tide stations nearest to Lighthouse:

Closest tide station Londonderry 70 mi
Second closest tide station Galway 74 mi
Third closest tide station Portrush 99 mi
Fourth closest tide station Drogheda 100 mi
Fifth closest tide station Belfast 110 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Lighthouse:

Closest ski area Glencoe Mountain Resort (United Kingdom) 218 mi
Second closest ski area Raise (United Kingdom) 222 mi
Third closest ski area Nevis Range (United Kingdom) 225 mi
Fourth closest ski area Yad Moss (United Kingdom) 253 mi
Fifth closest ski area Harwood Common (United Kingdom) 255 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Lighthouse:

Closest city location Derry (United Kingdom) 70 mi
Second closest city location Londonderry County Borough (United Kingdom) 70 mi
Third closest city location Galway (Ireland) 74 mi
Fourth closest city location Lisburn (United Kingdom) 80 mi
Fifth closest city location Craigavon (United Kingdom) 90 mi
  • 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.
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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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