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Shit Creek ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Shit Creek Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.8 °C

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Monday, 16 September 2019, 02:59 Local time
Monday 16
Wave (m) 2.0
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 15
NNE 20
NE 15
Wind State cross-

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Shit Creek in County Clare is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Right and better left hand reef breaks.. Best around mid tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for rocks / rips.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cregg Beach, 2 km from Shit Creek.

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Shit Creek Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Shannon Airport, 39 km from Shit Creek.

light winds from the WSW

Intermittent light drizzle
Air temperature
15.7 °C

Current weather near Shit Creek

Overall Shit Creek Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Shit Creek:

  • Closest city location
    29 mi
  • Second closest city location
    36 mi
  • Third closest city location
    80 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    105 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    128 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Shit Creek is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Shit Creek is Galway Airport (GWY), also in Ireland, 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Third is Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland, 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Connaught Airport (NOC) in Ireland is 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Cork Airport (ORK), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Shit Creek and is 133 km (83 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Shit Creek, Clare. Use the tab navigation above to view Shit Creek sea temperature, Shit Creek photographs, Shit Creek detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Shit Creek webcams, current wind from Clare live weather stations and Shit Creek tide predictions. The Ireland swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Ireland and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Ireland wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Shit Creek.