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Fanore ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.9

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Fanore break guidePhoto by: Paul

Fanore Surf Guide

Fanore in Clare is a fairly exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rocks and rips.

Fanore Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
10.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fanore:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Explore Fanore Location Map

Interactive Fanore 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 Fanore is Galway Airport (GWY) in Ireland, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Fanore is Shannon Airport (SNN), also in Ireland, 52 km (32 miles) away.

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Fanore Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 14:44 Local Time
Saturday 08Sun
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 10 10 14 14
Wind (km/h) 30
SW 20
S 25
SSE 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Swell History at Fanore

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Wind History at Fanore

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