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Doolin Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.8

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Doolin Point Surf Guide

Doolin Point in County Clare is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. There is no beach break as well as a right hand reef break.. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of rocks and rips.

Doolin Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
8.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Doolin Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Doolin Point occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Doolin Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in April while 63% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
32%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
63%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Doolin Point Location Map

Interactive Doolin Point 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 Doolin Point is Galway Airport (GWY) in Ireland, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Doolin Point is Shannon Airport (SNN), also in Ireland, 47 km (29 miles) away.

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Doolin Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 05:17 Local Time
Friday 26
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 2.2
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.5
WSW
Period (s) 11 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 25
S 25
SSE 25
SSE 30
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Wind State cross cross cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Doolin Point

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

Wind History at Doolin Point

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

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