Portrush-West Strand Spot ID
Best: Swell NW | Wind SE
Sea Temperature Today is: 8.9 °C
Portrush-West Strand in Antrim is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the southeast with some shelter here from east winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded.
For Portrush, Northern Ireland, 1 km from Portrush-West Strand.
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At Agherton Lane Coleraine wx, 4 km from Portrush-West Strand.
Overall Portrush-West Strand Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January
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Ski Resorts closest to Portrush-West Strand:
Town and city forecasts close to Portrush-West Strand:
- The closest passenger airport to Portrush-West Strand is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Portrush-West Strand is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 59 km (37 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-West Strand and is 109 km (68 miles) away.
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