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Surf forecast for Lackan Bay

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  1. Extremely useful for viewing the forecast at a glance. You can quickly tell when the surf is likely to be good.
  2. The summaries are useful to assist in understanding the weather patterns as well as planning your day and trips.
  3. The arrows show the direction of the wind. The direction of the wind is from the origin e.g. an easterly wind blows to the west. The dotted line is gust speed of the wind. For most surf spots you want the wind to be light (0 - 10 kts) or in the opposite direction of the swell direction to make good surf conditions
  4. The dotted line is set wave face which is the predicted height of wave face as it breaks. The red line is period. This is the time between each set wave. You can see new swells are coming if this line jumps up, indicating a new pulse, or swell deterioration if the line drops. The swell height is the most important factor for surfing Fun surfable waves are normally in the height range between 0.8 - 2.0 m depending on your surfing abilities. The sea height includes both swell and sea chop. The greater the difference between this and swell height indicates a rougher/choppier sea.
  5. Swell direction is represented by the origin of the swell. A westerly swell is moving to the east.
  6. SwellMap presents tides as LAT (Lowest Astronomical Tide), which is the height above the lowest tidal water level

Forecast updated at 20:23 Tuesday 31 March (Europe/Dublin local time)

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Forecast updated at 20:23 Tuesday 31 March (Europe/Dublin local time)

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Tue 31 MarRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h50.61.01.010WNE:1316
10h50.61.01.09WNE:1216
16h50.60.80.99WN:1012
22h60.70.91.010WN:710
Low: 04:40 am (1.6 m); High: 10:40 am (3.27 m); Low: 05:00 pm (1.62 m); High: 11:10 pm (3.39 m);
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Wed 1 AprRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h50.60.90.910WNW:912
10h30.61.01.010WNW:1316
16h30.71.01.09WNW:1216
22h31.01.31.411WW:1114
Low: 05:50 am (1.74 m); High: 11:50 am (3.07 m); Low: 06:10 pm (1.75 m);
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Thu 2 AprRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h21.21.41.612WW:1517
10h21.21.61.711SWW:1923
16h31.71.92.313WNW:1619
22h41.92.12.614WNW:1114
High: 12:40 am (3.32 m); Low: 07:20 am (1.74 m); High: 01:30 pm (3.03 m); Low: 07:40 pm (1.72 m);
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Fri 3 AprRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h51.71.92.313WW:810
10h61.61.72.113WW:810
16h61.41.62.012WSW:810
22h61.11.21.512WS:710
High: 02:10 am (3.44 m); Low: 08:50 am (1.55 m); High: 03:00 pm (3.21 m); Low: 09:00 pm (1.52 m);
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Sat 4 AprRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h60.91.11.311WS:1214
10h71.01.11.311NS:1619
16h50.70.81.010WS:1519
22h60.70.91.011NWS:1721
High: 03:20 am (3.72 m); Low: 09:50 am (1.25 m); High: 04:00 pm (3.52 m); Low: 10:00 pm (1.22 m);
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Sun 5 AprRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h40.60.80.912SWS:1721
10h61.11.21.613NWS:1519
16h50.91.01.312SWS:2025
22h71.21.41.712NWSE:2025
High: 04:20 am (4.05 m); Low: 10:40 am (0.93 m); High: 04:50 pm (3.84 m); Low: 10:50 pm (0.9 m);
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Mon 6 AprRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h61.11.31.614WS:2125
10h71.81.92.312NSW:910
16h52.93.43.412WNW:3141

Forecast updated at 20:23 Tuesday 31 March (Europe/Dublin local time)

Current sea temperature

Lackan Bay sea temperature: 8°C

Recommended layers: 5/4 Wetsuit

Sunrise and sunset for today

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