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Pollacheeny Harbour Surf Guide

Pollacheeny Harbour in Sligo is a fairly exposed reef break Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. No beach break here and there is also a right hand reef break.. Best around low tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rocks and rips.

Pollacheeny Harbour Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
11.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pollacheeny Harbour:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pollacheeny Harbour occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Pollacheeny Harbour (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pollacheeny Harbour with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 33% of the time in January while 62% 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
33%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
62%
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 Pollacheeny Harbour Location Map

Interactive Pollacheeny Harbour 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 Pollacheeny Harbour is Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pollacheeny Harbour is Connaught Airport (NOC), also in Ireland, 43 km (27 miles) away.

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Pollacheeny Harbour Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 29 November 2021, 07:55 Local Time
Monday 29
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m)
2.1
WNW
1.9
NW
1.9
NW
2.1
WNW
Period (s) 9 9 9 8
Wind (km/h)
20
25
25
30
Wind State on on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Pollacheeny Harbour

Surf stats for Pollacheeny Harbour, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Pollacheeny Harbour

Wind stats for Pollacheeny Harbour, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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