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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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  1. weather stationWind Update Onshore wind has changed to cross-on at Long Strand-Castlefreke (moderate winds from the WNW at SherkinIsland 32 km from Long Strand-Castlefreke). 1.7m 5 s period wind swell from W is too big
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31 km away, 1 h 31 min ago

Moderate
22 km/h
WNW
9.7
15.1
Air / Water (°C)
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Ownachincha Surf Forecast / Cork / Ireland

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Thursday 20 Sep 2018 IST

Ownachincha surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Ownachincha sea temperature is 15.1 °C (Statistics for 20 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 15.3 max: 16.8 min: 13.6 °C)

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3
0
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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.3
SSW
1.5
SSW
2.3
W
1.8
WSW
0.9
SW
0.7
SW
0.3
W
1.4
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.3
SW
0.9
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
WSW
0.4
SW
0.3
WSW
0.9
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.1
SE
0.9
SE
0.7
SE
0.5
SE
0.4
SSE
0.3
WSW
Period(s) (?)899977899101010101010567776610
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)21232082847789511228146032717387692519471131196754211518
Wind
(km/h)
20
NNE
35
WNW
45
W
35
W
15
W
15
SE
40
E
35
ENE
35
N
30
N
25
N
20
NE
20
E
20
ESE
25
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
15
SE
15
SSE
5
W
15
W
25
N
20
NNE
Wind State(?)offcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
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offcross-
off
cross-
off
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on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
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on
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off
off
High Tide
/ height (m)

3:30AM
2.61

3:53PM
2.75

4:15AM
2.80
4:34PM
2.93

4:53AM
2.98
5:11PM
3.11

5:28AM
3.15
5:44PM
3.25

6:01AM
3.28
6:17PM
3.34

6:34AM
3.36
6:50PM
3.38

7:07AM
3.38

7:24PM
3.37
Low Tide
/ height (m)

9:19PM
0.92
9:40AM
0.85

10:06PM
0.74
10:24AM
0.66

10:45PM
0.56
11:01AM
0.47

11:20PM
0.39
11:35AM
0.32

11:53PM
0.26
12:09PM
0.20

12:26AM
0.18
12:42PM
0.14

12:59AM
0.14

1:16PM
0.13

Note: the tide data above is for Long Strand-Castlefreke which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ownachincha.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Ownachincha blow from the NE.
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Summary
light rainrain shwrsclearclearrain shwrsmod. rainmod. rainheavy rainheavy rainclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearsome clouds
Rain (mm)
42--1892613--------------
High °C
1112141413111212101311101112131412131312161510
Low °C
1010131312111212101288111113131213131214119
Chill °C (?)
881111129996118891011121012121215137
Sunrise
--7:20--7:22--7:22--7:24--7:26--7:28--7:30--
Sunset
7:37--7:36--7:34--7:30--7:29--7:27--7:23--7:22-
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 63mm), heaviest during Sat night. Cool air temperatures (max 14°C on Fri morning, min 8°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the W on Thu night, light winds from the SSW by Fri night).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Thu morning, min 8°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, fresh winds from the NNE by Thu afternoon).

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Information about the Ownachincha Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Ownachincha provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Ownachincha can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Ownachincha surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Ownachincha) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Ownachincha may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Cork? If you are looking for accommodation near Ownachincha, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Cork, consider staying in Bantry which is 34 km (21 miles) away. Other places in and around Cork where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Kinsale which is 37 km (23 miles) away, Cork, Cobh and Youghal.