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Inchydoney ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.9
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.3
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Inchydoney Surf Guide

Inchydoney in County Cork is a sheltered river break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The river break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Inchydoney Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Inchydoney:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Inchydoney sea temperature, Inchydoney photographs, Inchydoney detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Inchydoney webcams, current wind from Cork live weather stations and Inchydoney 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 Inchydoney

Inchydoney Surf:

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 06:53 Local time
Tuesday 02
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 8 8 5 5
Wind (km/h) 5
NNW 10
N 5
Wind State glass off off glass

Tide Times:

For Dunworley, 8 km from Inchydoney.

IS AT (local time)

Inchydoney Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At CorkArpt-corcaigh, 39 km from Inchydoney.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
13.7 °C

Current weather near Inchydoney

Buoy Data:

At M3 Mizen Head Buoy, 71 miles from Inchydoney.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 6 hr 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr
Wave height (m) 1.055
Average period (s) 6.328 - - 6.328

All wavebuoys around Inchydoney

Overall Inchydoney Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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


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

Inchydoney Surfer's Sunset photo


Photo credit: Jorkil

Inchydoney Location Maps

Inchydoney Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Cork surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Inchydoney

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Inchydoney:

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Wave buoys nearest to Inchydoney:

Tide stations nearest to Inchydoney:

  • Closest tide station
    25 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    27 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    29 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    50 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Tra Li
    59 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Inchydoney is Cork Airport (ORK) in Ireland, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Inchydoney is Kerry Airport (KIR), also in Ireland, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Third is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • Waterford Airport (WAT) in Ireland is 139 km (86 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Inchydoney and is 190 km (118 miles) away.
Inchydoney break location map and break info