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Ownachincha ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Ownachincha Surf Guide

Ownachincha 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. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Ownachincha Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent13.3°C

Surfing Ownachincha:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ownachincha 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 Ownachincha sea temperature, Ownachincha photographs, Ownachincha detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ownachincha webcams, current wind from Cork live weather stations and Ownachincha 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 Ownachincha

Ownachincha Surf:

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 07:00 Local time
Tuesday 02
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 8 8 5 5
Wind (km/h) 5
NNW 10
N 5
N 5
Wind State glass cross-
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Tide Times:

For Long Strand-Castlefreke, 2 km from Ownachincha.

IS AT (local time)

Ownachincha Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SherkinIsland, 31 km from Ownachincha.

light winds from the ENE

Air temperature
12.2 °C

Current weather near Ownachincha

Buoy Data:

At M3 Mizen Head Buoy, 65 miles from Ownachincha.

  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

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Overall Ownachincha Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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


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

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Ownachincha Location Maps

Ownachincha Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ownachincha:

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Wave buoys nearest to Ownachincha:

Tide stations nearest to Ownachincha:

  • Closest tide station
    31 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    32 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    35 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    56 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Tra Li
    57 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ownachincha is Cork Airport (ORK) in Ireland, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ownachincha is Kerry Airport (KIR), also in Ireland, 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 127 km (79 miles) away.
  • Waterford Airport (WAT) in Ireland is 149 km (93 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Ownachincha and is 193 km (120 miles) away.
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