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Traught Beach

Kinvara, Galway

A gentle sloping sandy beach which is shallow for quite a distance, and makes for a great family day out with the kids. It is a rural beach close to the Burren, and located in a Special Area of Conservation called the Galway Bay Complex.

Weather and Tides


21 July 2017

Light Rain Shower

Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionNorth Easterly
Wind Speed12mph
UV Risk4
Sunset21:49 IST


22 July 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionNorth Easterly
Wind Speed7mph
UV Risk6
Sunrise05:37 IST
Sunset21:48 IST


23 July 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionNorth Westerly
Wind Speed7mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk6
Sunrise05:38 IST
Sunset21:47 IST


High tide: 03:53 BST
(02:53 21 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 09:59 BST
(08:59 21 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 16:20 BST
(15:20 21 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 22:30 BST
(21:30 21 July 2017 GMT)


High tide: 04:49 BST
(03:49 22 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 10:50 BST
(09:50 22 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 17:12 BST
(16:12 22 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 23:19 BST
(22:19 22 July 2017 GMT)


High tide: 05:41 BST
(04:41 23 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 11:37 BST
(10:37 23 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 18:01 BST
(17:01 23 July 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Galway) and may not be accurate for this beach. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use.

Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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