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Back Strands ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.2

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Back Strands Surf Forecast / Sligo / Ireland

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Sunday 26 Sep 2021 IST
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Back Strands surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Back Strands sea temperature is 15.8 °C (Statistics for 26 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 13.5 max: 14.6 min: 12.3 °C)
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Back Strands surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Back Strands sea temperature is 15.8 °C (Statistics for 26 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 13.5 max: 14.6 min: 12.3 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 17 km away suggest it is still onshore at Back Strands (fresh winds from the WNW at Finner).

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17 km away, 1 h 30 min ago

Moderate
29 km/h
WNW
12.2
15.8
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Back Strands today?

The current surf forecast for Back Strands at 3PM is: 1.4m 11s primary swell from a West direction and 1.1m 10s secondary swell from a West direction, 0.4m 11s secondary swell from a West-northwest direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm September 26). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (IST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (26 Sep)5ft (1.5m)11s
Afternoon (26 Sep)4.5ft (1.4m)11s
Evening (26 Sep)3ft (0.9m)10s

Table - waves today at Back Strands. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
Friday
01
Saturday
02
Sunday
03
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1.4
W
1.4
W
1.1
W
0.9
W
0.9
W
1
W
1.3
W
1.2
W
1.4
W
1.5
W
1.7
W
2
W
2.1
W
2.2
W
2.1
W
2.1
W
1.9
W
1.8
W
1.6
W
1.5
W
1.9
WNW
2.2
WNW
2.4
WNW
2.4
WNW
2.2
WNW
2
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.3
WSW
1.6
WSW
2.1
W
2.4
W
2.5
W
2.5
W
2.4
WNW
2.4
WNW
2.5
W
3
W
3.5
W
3.5
W
3.5
WNW
4
WNW
4
WNW
4
WNW
3.5
WNW
3
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.3
WNW
2.4
WNW
2.2
WNW
1.9
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.1
WNW
1.1
WNW
1
WNW
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40
S
15
WNW
20
W
15
WSW
15
SSW
10
S
15
S
20
SSW
35
W
35
SW
30
WSW
30
SW
30
SW
25
SSW
25
SSW
25
S
20
SSW
25
WSW
20
W
20
NW
20
NNW
25
WNW
25
WNW
20
WSW
20
SSW
25
S
35
S
40
SSE
45
S
30
S
25
SSW
30
SSW
20
W
20
W
30
WSW
30
W
30
WSW
30
SW
30
WNW
20
SW
25
SW
25
SW
20
W
30
W
30
W
30
WSW
20
SSW
25
S
25
S
30
S
25
S
10
SSW
15
SSW
15
SSE
10
E
20
NNE
15
WNW
30
WNW
30
W
30
SW
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
crossononcross-
on
cross
9:20AM
3.01
9:36PM
2.85
9:56AM
2.81
10:13PM
2.56
10:40AM
2.59
11:05PM
2.31
11:48AM
2.40
12:34AM
2.14
1:36PM
2.36
2:29AM
2.18
3:05PM
2.54
3:41AM
2.39
3:59PM
2.82
4:27AM
2.66
4:40PM
3.13
3:29PM
0.73
3:43AM
0.83
4:08PM
0.98
4:20AM
1.07
5:00PM
1.22
5:14AM
1.29
6:24PM
1.40
6:48AM
1.41
8:21PM
1.38
8:33AM
1.32
9:37PM
1.16
9:39AM
1.10
10:23PM
0.86
10:24AM
0.83

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Back Strands blow from the SE

Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
Friday
01
Saturday
02
Sunday
03
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