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Ownachincha ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Ownachincha Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.6 °C

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Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 05:20 Local time
Tuesday 16
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 10
W 20
Wind State glass cross cross-

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Ownachincha 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. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Long Strand-Castlefreke, 2 km from Ownachincha.

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Ownachincha Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SherkinIsland, 31 km from Ownachincha.

light winds from the W

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Air temperature
15.1 °C

Current weather near Ownachincha

Buoy Data:

At M3 Mizen Head Buoy, 65 miles from Ownachincha.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.641
Average period (s) 7.500 - - 7.617

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Overall Ownachincha Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Ownachincha Location Maps

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Tide stations nearest to Ownachincha:

  • Closest tide station
    31 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    32 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    35 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    56 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    57 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Ownachincha:

  • Closest city location
    32 mi
  • Second closest city location
    78 mi
  • Third closest city location
    93 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    118 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    163 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ownachincha is Cork Airport (ORK) in Ireland, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ownachincha is Kerry Airport (KIR), also in Ireland, 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 127 km (79 miles) away.
  • Waterford Airport (WAT) in Ireland is 149 km (93 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Ownachincha and is 193 km (120 miles) away.
Ownachincha break location map and break info

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