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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 Still cross-shore at Ownachincha (strong winds from the WNW at SherkinIsland 31 km from Ownachincha). 0.6m 11 s period swell from WSW with 2.3m 6 s period wind swell from WNW
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31 km away, 59 min ago

Strong
40 km/h
WNW
7.4
10.6
Air / Water (°C)
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Ownachincha Surf Forecast / Cork / Ireland

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Wednesday 16 Jan 2019 GMT

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 10.6 °C (Statistics for 16 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 10.4 max: 11.3 min: 9.6 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.8
W
1
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0.9
WSW
0.7
WSW
1.6
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1.4
SW
1.4
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1.3
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0.9
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0.8
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1.8
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2.5
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1.8
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1.6
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1.2
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0.9
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0.8
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0.5
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Period(s) (?)61212125711141413121111171067171716151412
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)21429425214513817846691758029418312188901232005681843130275836525077
Wind
(km/h)
40
WNW
40
NW
15
N
10
SSE
45
SSE
25
W
25
WSW
25
W
20
WNW
20
WNW
35
NNW
30
NNW
25
N
5
NNW
25
WSW
45
SW
45
WNW
35
NW
35
NNW
30
NNW
30
N
40
NNE
30
NNE
Wind State(?)cross-
on
crosscross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
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crosscross-
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cross-
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off
High Tide
/ height (m)

1:10AM
2.68

1:42PM
2.76
2:13AM
2.86

2:42PM
2.96

3:09AM
3.09
3:36PM
3.18

4:01AM
3.33
4:26PM
3.38

4:51AM
3.54
5:15PM
3.54

5:39AM
3.68

6:02PM
3.62
6:26AM
3.73

6:49PM
3.62
Low Tide
/ height (m)

6:54PM
0.87
7:27AM
0.80

7:58PM
0.71
8:28AM
0.61

8:55PM
0.50
9:24AM
0.38

9:48PM
0.27
10:15AM
0.15

10:37PM
0.07
11:04AM
-0.03

11:25PM
-0.09
11:52AM
-0.13

12:13AM
-0.16

12:39PM
-0.15

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
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Rain (mm)
----12----------521-----
High °C
98561099910108777897555453
Low °C
85457898896665884454443
Chill °C (?)
53427666774334442000-1-1-3
Sunrise
--8:33--8:32--8:30--8:30--8:29--8:26--8:26--
Sunset
4:58--4:59--5:00--5:01--5:04--5:06--5:07--5:08-
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Thu night. Cool air temperatures (max 10°C on Thu night, min 4°C on Thu morning). Mainly strong winds.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Low air temperatures (max 9°C on Mon afternoon, min 3°C on Wed 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.