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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 Continuing clean conditions at Ownachincha (light winds from the WSW at SherkinIsland 31 km from Ownachincha). 0.5m 9 s period swell from W
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31 km away, 1 h 26 min ago

Light
7 km/h
WSW
16.2
17.5
Air / Water (°C)
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Ownachincha Surf Forecast / Cork / Ireland

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Monday 23 Jul 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 17.5 °C (Statistics for 23 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 16.2 max: 18.4 min: 14.5 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.3
W
0.2
W
0.4
SW
0.3
W
0.2
W
0.5
W
0.3
W
0.3
WSW
0.3
W
0.9
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
0.9
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
WSW
1.6
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2.5
SW
1.4
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
Period(s) (?)99988389104898887101068877
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)1566554517163144445910216919210754831737692149981
Wind
(km/h)
15
W
15
WSW
25
SW
15
WNW
10
WSW
25
WSW
15
WNW
15
SW
20
S
30
SSE
35
S
15
SW
20
WSW
25
WSW
30
WSW
20
WSW
20
SSW
25
S
40
S
5
WSW
20
W
15
NW
15
NW
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
on
oncrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
2:35AM
2.67

3:04PM
2.72
3:32AM
2.72

3:57PM
2.80

4:20AM
2.81
4:42PM
2.91

5:03AM
2.91
5:23PM
3.01

5:42AM
3.01
6:01PM
3.11

6:19AM
3.09
6:37PM
3.17

6:54AM
3.13

7:13PM
3.19

Low Tide
/ height (m)

8:49AM
0.83

9:19PM
0.80
9:43AM
0.76

10:10PM
0.72
10:30AM
0.66

10:54PM
0.61
11:12AM
0.56

11:34PM
0.51
11:50AM
0.46

12:11AM
0.43
12:27PM
0.38

12:47AM
0.38

1:02PM
0.34


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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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
--9:37--9:36--9:34--9:32--9:30--9:30--9:28--
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Thu morning. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Sun night, min 14°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, fresh winds from the S by Wed night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 25mm), heaviest during Sat night. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Sun afternoon, min 13°C on Sun night). Mainly strong winds.

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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.