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Streedagh Strand ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.7
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.5

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Streedagh Strand Spot ID

Great spot. Worth giving it a go. :), Streedagh Strand photo

Streedagh Strand

Photo credit: Anna Lechenbörger

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.0 °C

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Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 02:20 Local time
Tuesday 16
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 35
SSE 40
SSE 30
S 30
Wind State cross-

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Streedagh Strand in Sligo is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Back Strands, 7 km from Streedagh Strand.

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Streedagh Strand Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Finner, 23 km from Streedagh Strand.

fresh winds from the S

Air temperature
10.4 °C

Current weather near Streedagh Strand

Buoy Data:

At Belmullet Berth B Buoy, 65 miles from Streedagh Strand.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 2.80
Average period (s) 6.86 6.58 6.61 7.01

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Overall Streedagh Strand Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Streedagh Strand Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Streedagh Strand:

  • Closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    64 mi
  • Second closest city location
    64 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    76 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    81 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Craigavon (United Kingdom)
    87 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Streedagh Strand is Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Streedagh Strand is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Third is Connaught Airport (NOC) in Ireland, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland is 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY) in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Streedagh Strand and is 125 km (78 miles) away.
Streedagh Strand break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Streedagh Strand, Sligo. Use the tab navigation above to view Streedagh Strand sea temperature, Streedagh Strand photographs, Streedagh Strand detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Streedagh Strand webcams, current wind from Sligo live weather stations and Streedagh Strand 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 Streedagh Strand.