Weather & Tides


weather map

Dún Laoghaire Harbour Weather Station – live weather from the meteorological station on the ferry terminal roof.

WindGuru weather for Dun Laoghaire (be aware that if you use the free version the forecast may be a number of hours our of date).

Met Eireann ( – the Irish National Meteorological Service, and is the leading provider of weather information and related services for Ireland. It also supplies the Sea Area Forecast. Dun Laoghaire lies between Howth Head and Wicklow Head on the accompanying map.

Tidal Information

The tide turns at Dún Laoghaire harbour approx 4 minutes before high/low water at the North Wall in Dublin Port. The main flow in the Irish Sea is to flood North and ebb South, and the complex streams within the bay also follow this basic principal.

You can download the above guide to the Tidal Streams for Dublin Bay & Dun Laoghaire as a pdf (produced by Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company), as well as a detailed Guide to the Submarine Morphology of Dublin Bay by A Dowling (deceased), and find tide times on