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Spanish Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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Spanish Point Spot ID

Spanish Point photo

Spanish Point

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Spanish Point

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.4 °C

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Sunday, 16 December 2018, 21:39 Local time
SunMonday 17
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 20
SW 25
SSW 30
Wind State on cross-
cross cross

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Spanish Point in County Clare is an exposed reef and point break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. There is a right hand reef break Best around mid tide. Sometimes crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cregg Beach, 6 km from Spanish Point.

IS AT (local time)

Spanish Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Westwave MK4 Buoy, 20 km from Spanish Point.


Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near Spanish Point

Buoy Data:

At Westwave MK4 Buoy, 12 miles from Spanish Point.

  4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 3.89
Average period (s) 7.86 7.56 8.02 7.56

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Overall Spanish Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Spanish Point:

  • Closest city location
    34 mi
  • Second closest city location
    37 mi
  • Third closest city location
    78 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    106 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    131 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Spanish Point is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Spanish Point is Galway Airport (GWY), also in Ireland, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Third is Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland, 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Connaught Airport (NOC) in Ireland is 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Cork Airport (ORK), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Spanish Point and is 129 km (80 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Spanish Point, Clare. Use the tab navigation above to view Spanish Point sea temperature, Spanish Point photographs, Spanish Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Spanish Point webcams, current wind from Clare live weather stations and Spanish Point 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 Spanish Point.