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Big waves At Courtown Harbour Co. Wexford Ireland.  photo

Courtown

Photo credit: Sammy Horner

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.1 °C

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Friday, 28 February 2020, 12:08 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.5
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2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
Period (s) 8 8 8 9
Wind (km/h) 30
SW 35
SW 35
SW 25
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
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Courtown in Wexford is a fairly exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the west northwest with some shelter here from south winds. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the south. The point break offers both left and right hand waves. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for rocks.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs


Tide Times:

At Courtown (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Courtown Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP758, 39 km from Courtown.

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Air temperature
10.1 °C

Current weather near Courtown

Buoy Data:

At Cardigan Bay Waverider Buoy, 61 miles from Courtown.

  8AM 9AM 10AM 11AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.3
2.9
2.5
2.5
Dominant period (s) 9.1 5.9 7.1 8.3

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Overall Courtown Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Surf stats for Courtown: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Courtown: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Wave buoys nearest to Courtown:

Tide stations nearest to Courtown:

  • Closest tide station
    Arklow
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Loch Garman
    24 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Cill Mhantain
    24 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Greystones
    35 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Bray
    39 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Courtown is Waterford Airport (WAT) in Ireland, 77 km (48 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Courtown is Dublin Airport (DUB), also in Ireland, 87 km (54 miles) away.
  • Third is Cork Airport (ORK) in Ireland, 178 km (111 miles) away.
  • Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland is 182 km (113 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Courtown and is 187 km (116 miles) away.
Courtown break location map and break info

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