Ardmore ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Ardmore Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Waterford, Ireland)


Ardmore Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.6 °C

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Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 14:11 Local time

Wednesday 01
10AM 1PM 4PM 7PM
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 4 4 4 5
Wind (km/h) 40
W 40
WSW 55
WSW 50
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Ardmore in Waterford is a sheltered beach break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the north. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Youghal, 6 km from Ardmore.

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Ardmore Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Roches Point, 37 km from Ardmore.

moderate winds from the WSW

Air temperature
8.7 °C

Current weather near Ardmore

Buoy Data:

At Pembroke Buoy, 117 miles from Ardmore.

  8AM 9AM 10AM 11AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.0
Average period (s) 7 6 6 5

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Overall Ardmore Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Ardmore Location Maps

Ardmore Location Map

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Surf spots located close to Ardmore Shoreline around Ardmore Roads and rivers around Ardmore

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ardmore:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Ballycotton 13 mi
Second closest break Bunmahon 21 mi
Third closest break Kilmurren Cove 24 mi
Fourth closest break Annestown 24 mi
Fifth closest break Perfect Wave 25 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Ardmore:

Closest wave buoy Pembroke Buoy 117 mi
Second closest wave buoy M3 Mizen Head Buoy 130 mi
Third closest wave buoy Aberporth Buoy 142 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy M2 Lambay Buoy 144 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 147 mi

Tide stations nearest to Ardmore:

Closest tide station Youghal 4 mi
Second closest tide station Dungarvan 12 mi
Third closest tide station Cobh 24 mi
Fourth closest tide station Carrigaline 28 mi
Fifth closest tide station Cork 30 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Ardmore:

Closest ski area Raise (United Kingdom) 267 mi
Second closest ski area Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom) 276 mi
Third closest ski area Yad Moss (United Kingdom) 295 mi
Fourth closest ski area Harwood Common (United Kingdom) 297 mi
Fifth closest ski area Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom) 300 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Ardmore:

Closest city location Cork (Ireland) 30 mi
Second closest city location Waterford (Ireland) 35 mi
Third closest city location Limerick (Ireland) 61 mi
Fourth closest city location Galway (Ireland) 106 mi
Fifth closest city location Tallaght (Ireland) 109 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Ardmore is Cork Airport (ORK) in Ireland, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ardmore is Waterford Airport (WAT), also in Ireland, 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland is 122 km (76 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Ardmore and is 170 km (106 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ardmore, Waterford. Use the tab navigation above to view Ardmore sea temperature, Ardmore photographs, Ardmore detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ardmore webcams, current wind from Waterford live weather stations and Ardmore tide predictions. The Ireland swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Ireland and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Ireland wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Ardmore.


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