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Boating forecast for Culkein

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  1. Extremely useful for viewing the forecast at a glance. You can quickly tell when the conditions are likely to better for boating and fishing.
  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 spots you want the wind to be light (0 - 10 kts) for ocean conditions to be comfortable.
  4. The Sea height is the total wave height which includes both swell and chop. This is the most critical variable when looking at this forecast since a big sea height could be hazardous to boats or fishing off rocks etc. Swell refers to the height of the swell. The smaller the better. Chop refers to the height of the ocean chop. The less chop, the more comfortable conditions will be.
  5. The greater the swell period, the more comfortable the conditions are likely to be. It is believed sea sickness is triggered by a swell period around 5-6 seconds. However, the ocean chop can also cause sea sickness, so be aware of that too, especially if sea direction is considerably different to swell direction.
  6. Swell direction is represented by the origin of the swell. A westerly swell is moving to the east.
  7. Sea direction is represented by the origin of the chop. If there is not much chop this is not such a factor. However, you should check this variable if there is substantial chop, since if the swell direction is opposing the sea direction and swell and chop height are over 1 m, conditions could be rough.
  8. SwellMap presents tides as LAT (Lowest Astronomical Tide), which is the height above the lowest tidal water level

Forecast updated at 15:01 Monday 30 March (Europe/London local time)

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Forecast updated at 15:01 Monday 30 March (Europe/London local time)

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Mon 30 MarRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h80.60.8nan329NWNSE:1212
10h81.01.2nan328NWNSE:1212
16h80.60.8nan328NWNSE:1210
22h80.91.2nan327NWNSE:104
Low: 05:40 am (1.78 m); High: 11:00 am (4.29 m); Low: 05:50 pm (1.91 m); High: 11:20 pm (4.36 m);
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Tue 31 MarRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h80.70.9nan324NWNS:124
10h80.91.1nan322NWNS:132
16h80.81.0nan321NWNS:120
22h80.91.1nan318WNS:130
Low: 06:30 am (1.99 m); High: 11:50 am (4.02 m); Low: 06:50 pm (2.17 m);
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Wed 1 AprRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h80.81.1nan318WNS:182
10h80.81.1nan316WNS:238
16h71.11.3nan315NWNS:166
22h70.91.1nan312NWNS:184
High: 12:20 am (4.15 m); Low: 07:40 am (2.14 m); High: 01:10 pm (3.79 m); Low: 08:00 pm (2.34 m);
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Thu 2 AprRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h61.21.5nan313WNS:2510
10h61.01.3nan315NWNS:3112
16h51.51.8nan314NWNSE:2514
22h60.91.0nan313NWNSE:1819
High: 02:00 am (4.04 m); Low: 09:10 am (2.11 m); High: 03:40 pm (3.81 m); Low: 09:40 pm (2.29 m);
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Fri 3 AprRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h61.41.5nan323NWNSE:1312
10h70.70.8nan331--NSE:118
16h71.21.3nan339--NSW:34
22h80.70.7nan343--NW:1012
High: 03:50 am (4.18 m); Low: 10:30 am (1.84 m); High: 05:00 pm (4.08 m); Low: 10:50 pm (2 m);
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Sat 4 AprRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h81.01.2nan349SWNW:1216
10h80.60.7nan351SWNW:1619
16h80.61.2nan327SWNSW:2427
22h80.50.8nan324SWNW:1821
High: 05:00 am (4.49 m); Low: 11:30 am (1.44 m); High: 05:50 pm (4.43 m); Low: 11:50 pm (1.62 m);
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Sun 5 AprRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h70.71.3nan317SWNSW:2325
10h70.51.1nan315SWNSW:2425
16h70.81.2nan317SWNSW:1917

Forecast updated at 15:01 Monday 30 March (Europe/London local time)

Current sea temperature

Culkein sea temperature: 7°C

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