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Green Point (Cream Point) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Green Point (Cream Point) Surf Guide

Green Point in County Clare is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Green Point (Cream Point) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Green Point (Cream Point):

The best conditions reported for surf at Green Point (Cream 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 Green Point (Cream Point) (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Green Point (Cream 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 35% of the time in April while 60% 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
35%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
60%
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 Green Point (Cream Point) Location Map

Interactive Green Point (Cream 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 Green Point is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Green Point is Galway Airport (GWY), also in Ireland, 59 km (37 miles) away.

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Green Point (Cream Point) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 18:12 Local Time
Tuesday 13Wed
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.5
NW
0.4
WNW
Period (s) 9 9 9 8
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
N 10
ENE 10
ESE
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at Green Point (Cream Point)

Surf stats for Green Point (Cream Point), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Green Point (Cream Point)

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

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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