About Portrush

Quality, but fickle, lefthand boulder reef at the west end of West Strand, needs exact swell direction to work. Shallow and rocky so it’s mid/high tide only.

Considered one of the best waves in N. Ireland, crowded when on.

User Rating
  • Stormrider Guide for Portrush
  • Mid to High Tide Mid to High Tide
  • Left-hand break over submerged reef Left-hand break over submerged reef
  • Sand Sand
  • NW - N NW - N
  • South Westerly South Westerly
  • 12 3 Swell Range 3 - 12ft

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview