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Dooagh ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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Dooagh break guidePhoto by: Rob Davies

Dooagh Surf Guide

Dooagh in Achill Island and Mayo is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest.. Rarely crowded here.

Dooagh Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
8.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dooagh:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dooagh occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Dooagh with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 23% of the time in June while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 27% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
23%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
27%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dooagh Location Map

Interactive Dooagh 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 Dooagh is Connaught Airport (NOC) in Ireland, 86 km (53 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dooagh is Sligo Airport (SXL), also in Ireland, 105 km (65 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Dooagh Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 05:01 Local Time
Friday 05
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
SSW
1.0
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 15
SSE 20
SE 20
SSE
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Dooagh

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

Wind History at Dooagh

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Dooagh. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  red-
    • Icon  s44.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon beach  red-
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    12km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s21.6
    Reliability: inconsistent
    23km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Dooagh:

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