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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


27 June 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed9mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk6
Sunrise05:10 IST
Sunset22:08 IST


28 June 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Westerly
Wind Speed9mph
UV Risk4
Sunrise05:11 IST
Sunset22:08 IST


Low tide: 01:48 BST
(00:48 27 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:21 BST
(07:21 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:05 BST
(13:05 27 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:39 BST
(19:39 27 June 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 02:37 BST
(01:37 28 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:11 BST
(08:11 28 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:55 BST
(13:55 28 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:28 BST
(20:28 28 June 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 03:28 BST
(02:28 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:03 BST
(09:03 29 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:49 BST
(14:49 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:20 BST
(21:20 29 June 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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