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Surf forecast for Lahinch ( Shit Creek )

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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 20:33 Monday 29 November (Europe/Dublin local time)

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Forecast updated at 20:33 Monday 29 November (Europe/Dublin local time)

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Mon 29 NovRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h11.72.42.49NWNW:1721
9h11.32.02.09NWNW:1316
15h11.01.71.79NWNW:1517
21h10.81.61.68NWW:1517
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Tue 30 NovRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h10.91.81.88NWW:1619
9h11.12.02.09WW:1721
15h11.42.92.97WSW:2633
21h12.43.73.79WNW:2735
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Wed 1 DecRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h12.94.04.09WNW:2937
9h13.34.24.210WNW:2431
15h13.34.24.210NWN:2227
21h13.34.14.110NWNW:2229
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Thu 2 DecRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h13.03.93.910NWN:2227
9h32.53.13.110NWN:1012
15h52.02.52.510NWS:912
21h61.62.32.310NWS:1114
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Fri 3 DecRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h41.42.22.210NWNW:1923
9h31.42.22.210NWNW:1821
15h21.72.72.79WNW:1923
21h22.83.93.910WNW:3039
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Sat 4 DecRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h23.74.54.512WNW:2533
9h23.44.04.012WNW:1823
15h23.03.63.612WW:1519
21h22.73.23.212NWW:1721
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Sun 5 DecRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h22.32.92.912WSW:1721
9h42.12.72.711WS:1216
15h32.02.62.611NWW:1417

Forecast updated at 20:33 Monday 29 November (Europe/Dublin local time)

Current sea temperature

Lahinch ( Shit Creek ) sea temperature: 12°C

Recommended layers: 5/4 Wetsuit

Sunrise and sunset for today

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08:3116:20