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Long Strand-Castlefreke ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 2.5

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Long Strand-Castlefreke Surf Guide

Long Strand-Castlefreke in County Cork is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips and rocks.

Long Strand-Castlefreke Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent14.4°C

Surfing Long Strand-Castlefreke:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

Long Strand-Castlefreke Surf:

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 16:59 Local time
Tuesday 07Wed
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 35
WSW 30
WSW 30
WSW 30
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

At Long Strand-Castlefreke (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Long Strand-Castlefreke Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SherkinIsland, 32 km from Long Strand-Castlefreke.

moderate winds from the WSW

Severe duststorm, no change
Air temperature
13.1 °C

Current weather near Long Strand-Castlefreke

Buoy Data:

At M3 Mizen Head Buoy, 66 miles from Long Strand-Castlefreke.

  8AM 9AM 10AM 11AM
Data Age 7 hr 6 hr 5 hr 4 hr
Wave height (m) 2.461
Average period (s) 5.625 - - 5.859

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Overall Long Strand-Castlefreke Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Long Strand-Castlefreke: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Long Strand-Castlefreke: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Long Strand-Castlefreke Location Maps

Long Strand-Castlefreke Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Long Strand-Castlefreke:

Tide stations nearest to Long Strand-Castlefreke:

  • Closest tide station
    30 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    32 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    35 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    55 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Tra Li
    58 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Long Strand-Castlefreke is Cork Airport (ORK) in Ireland, 46 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Long Strand-Castlefreke is Kerry Airport (KIR), also in Ireland, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Third is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 127 km (79 miles) away.
  • Waterford Airport (WAT) in Ireland is 147 km (91 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Long Strand-Castlefreke and is 194 km (120 miles) away.
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