Portrush-East Strand Spot ID
Photo credit: Joe Bloggs
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell NW | Wind SW
Sea Temperature Today is: 8.8 °C
Portrush-East Strand in Antrim is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the southwest with some shelter here from east winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here.
For Portrush, Northern Ireland, 1 km from Portrush-East Strand.
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At Agherton Lane Coleraine wx, 5 km from Portrush-East Strand.
Overall Portrush-East Strand Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January
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Ski Resorts closest to Portrush-East Strand:
Town and city forecasts close to Portrush-East Strand:
- The closest passenger airport to Portrush-East Strand is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Portrush-East Strand is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 58 km (36 miles) away.
- Third is Aldergrove (Belfast) Airport (BFS) in North Ireland, 67 km (42 miles) away.
- City (Belfast) Airport (BHD) in North Ireland is 82 km (51 miles) away.
- St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Portrush-East Strand and is 110 km (68 miles) away.
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