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Bunatrahir Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Bunatrahir Bay Surf Guide

Bunatrahir Bay in Achill Island and Mayo is a fairly exposed point break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow from the south with some shelter here from east winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north northwest.The waves is a point break that peels left. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Bunatrahir Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
9.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bunatrahir Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bunatrahir Bay occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bunatrahir Bay (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Bunatrahir Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 21% of the time in January while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 50% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
21%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
29%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
50%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bunatrahir Bay Location Map

Interactive Bunatrahir Bay surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Bunatrahir Bay is Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bunatrahir Bay is Connaught Airport (NOC), also in Ireland, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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Bunatrahir Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 12:54 Local Time
Wednesday 14
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.7
N
0.7
N
0.7
N
0.6
N
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
SE 15
ESE 15
ESE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Bunatrahir Bay

Surf stats for Bunatrahir Bay, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bunatrahir Bay

Wind stats for Bunatrahir Bay, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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