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Long Strand-Castlefreke ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 2.5

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Long Strand-Castlefreke Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.0 °C

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Sunday, 16 December 2018, 17:35 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 10 10 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
W 30
W 25
WSW 25
Wind State cross-

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Long Strand-Castlefreke in County Cork is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips and rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Long Strand-Castlefreke Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SherkinIsland, 32 km from Long Strand-Castlefreke.

moderate winds from the W

Rain and snow or hail
Air temperature
9.0 °C

Current weather near Long Strand-Castlefreke

Buoy Data:

At M3 Mizen Head Buoy, 66 miles from Long Strand-Castlefreke.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.750
Average period (s) 7.734 8.203 7.852 8.438

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Overall Long Strand-Castlefreke Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Long Strand-Castlefreke Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Long Strand-Castlefreke:

  • Closest tide station
    30 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    32 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    35 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    55 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    58 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Long Strand-Castlefreke:

  • Closest city location
    32 mi
  • Second closest city location
    78 mi
  • Third closest city location
    93 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    119 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    162 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Long Strand-Castlefreke is Cork Airport (ORK) in Ireland, 46 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Long Strand-Castlefreke is Kerry Airport (KIR), also in Ireland, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Third is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 127 km (79 miles) away.
  • Waterford Airport (WAT) in Ireland is 147 km (91 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Long Strand-Castlefreke and is 194 km (120 miles) away.
Long Strand-Castlefreke break location map and break info

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