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Go to the town of Lahinch,then walk over the rocks to the point.
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind directionSouthEast, East
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
When it is working, the reef off to the left of Lahinch is great craic. On good clean days with low or offshore winds, often strong clean ground swell makes for a long and enjoyable ride. The rip comes out by O'Looneys so watch it if you are coming in and tired! Check out www.lahinch.ie/surf to see the conditions daily from a web shot provided by Tom in the surf shop.Get out of the wave in time as it gets shallow on the inside.
By tino , 20-01-2008
- yeah im comming over in may, is the surf good in summer? hit us up...
By Anonymous , 22-09-2006
left - usually a longboarders wave - nice long walls, but slow. If you can get it when it is just about maxing out, then you can hit with a shortboard. a real stylish wave.
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