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 Carrowniskey

Ireland, West

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 53° 44.119' N
Longitude: 9° 53.633' W

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From Westport, take the road west towards Louisbourgh. Carrowinskey is about 5 Kms further on that roads, facing out into the Atlantic. Other beaches nearby include cross beach and Killadoon. From Wesport take R355 west to Louisburg. There follow main road R378,for 6km,you will see on right side small sign Carrowinskey strand. good luck

English (Translate this text in English): From Westport, take the road west towards Louisbourgh. Carrowinskey is about 5 Kms further on that roads, facing out into the Atlantic. Other beaches nearby include cross beach and Killadoon. From Wesport take R355 west to Louisburg. There follow main road R378,for 6km,you will see on right side small sign Carrowinskey strand. good luck

English (Translate this text in English): From Westport, take the road west towards Louisbourgh. Carrowinskey is about 5 Kms further on that roads, facing out into the Atlantic. Other beaches nearby include cross beach and Killadoon. From Wesport take R355 west to Louisburg. There follow main road R378,for 6km,you will see on right side small sign Carrowinskey strand. good luck

English (Translate this text in English): From Westport, take the road west towards Louisbourgh. Carrowinskey is about 5 Kms further on that roads, facing out into the Atlantic. Other beaches nearby include cross beach and Killadoon. From Wesport take R355 west to Louisburg. There follow main road R378,for 6km,you will see on right side small sign Carrowinskey strand. good luck

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Hard to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

Experience

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerHollow

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionWest, SouthWest

Good wind directionEast, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementRising tide

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdEmpty

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- Rips / undertow

 Additional Information

Watch out for the weaver fish.

English (Translate this text in English): Watch out for the weaver fish.

English (Translate this text in English): Watch out for the weaver fish.

English (Translate this text in English): Watch out for the weaver fish.

Atmosphere

compared to many other west facing waves in Mayo, it holds a decent wave in frequent on-shores. It comes into its own in easterly off-shores when hollow waves make it one of ireland's classic beach breaks. Still has few crowds probably due to its relative isolation.

English (Translate this text in English): compared to many other west facing waves in Mayo, it holds a decent wave in frequent on-shores. It comes into its own in easterly off-shores when hollow waves make it one of ireland's classic beach breaks. Still has few crowds probably due to its relative isolation.

English (Translate this text in English): compared to many other west facing waves in Mayo, it holds a decent wave in frequent on-shores. It comes into its own in easterly off-shores when hollow waves make it one of ireland's classic beach breaks. Still has few crowds probably due to its relative isolation.

English (Translate this text in English): compared to many other west facing waves in Mayo, it holds a decent wave in frequent on-shores. It comes into its own in easterly off-shores when hollow waves make it one of ireland's classic beach breaks. Still has few crowds probably due to its relative isolation.

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