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Surf forecast for Mullaghmore Head

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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 14:01 Wednesday 17 January (Europe/Dublin local time)

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Forecast updated at 14:01 Wednesday 17 January (Europe/Dublin local time)

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Wed 17 JanRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h14.45.15.618WNW:3039
9h14.35.05.418WW:3039
15h13.64.44.717WW:1821
21h32.83.33.816WSW:1417
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Thu 18 JanRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h22.52.93.416WNW:2025
9h22.22.82.915WNW:2025
15h22.22.92.914WW:2025
21h22.23.03.013WW:2227
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Fri 19 JanRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h22.73.63.613WW:2329
9h23.24.24.213WW:2937
15h23.14.04.014WW:2431
21h22.53.43.414WW:1721
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Sat 20 JanRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h42.02.52.613WW:68
9h61.61.82.112WS:56
15h71.41.51.811WSE:810
21h71.01.31.411WSE:2025
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Sun 21 JanRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h41.01.81.810WSW:1721
9h31.42.12.111WSW:1721
15h21.62.12.112WW:1721
21h21.72.12.313WW:1316
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Mon 22 JanRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h41.61.92.113WSW:810
9h51.51.72.012WS:1114
15h61.51.82.215WS:1417
21h41.82.22.514WSW:2025
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Tue 23 JanRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h42.02.32.714WSW:1417
9h52.02.22.614WS:1519
15h51.72.22.313WS:2835

Forecast updated at 14:01 Wednesday 17 January (Europe/Dublin local time)

Current sea temperature

Mullaghmore Head sea temperature: 10°C

Recommended layers: 5/4 Wetsuit

Sunrise and sunset for today

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08:4816:39