Ballinskelligs Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Ballinskelligs Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Kerry, Ireland)

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Ballinskelligs Bay Spot ID:

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.5 °C

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Friday, 27 March 2015, 10:15 Local time

Friday 27
9AM 12PM 3PM 6PM
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 11 10 11 10
Wind (km/h) 35
SE 30
SE 20
SSW 35
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Ballinskelligs Bay in Kerry is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and there are also left and right hand reef breaks on offer. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Derrynane, 8 km from Ballinskelligs Bay.

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Ballinskelligs Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Valentia Observatory, 11 km from Ballinskelligs Bay.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
7.7 °C

Current weather near Ballinskelligs Bay

Overall Ballinskelligs Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ballinskelligs Bay:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Derrynane 5 mi
Second closest break St Finan's Bay 6 mi
Third closest break Rossbeigh Strand 19 mi
Fourth closest break Trabeg or Kinard 19 mi
Fifth closest break Annascaul Rivermouth 22 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Ballinskelligs Bay:

Closest wave buoy M3 Mizen Head Buoy 45 mi
Second closest wave buoy K2 Buoy 146 mi
Third closest wave buoy K4 Buoy 208 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 216 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy M4 Donegal Bay Buoy 219 mi

Tide stations nearest to Ballinskelligs Bay:

Closest tide station Tra Li 36 mi
Second closest tide station Talbert Island, River Shannon 63 mi
Third closest tide station Cork 74 mi
Fourth closest tide station Carrigaline 77 mi
Fifth closest tide station Shannon 81 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Ballinskelligs Bay:

Closest ski area Raise (United Kingdom) 352 mi
Second closest ski area Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom) 372 mi
Third closest ski area Yad Moss (United Kingdom) 381 mi
Fourth closest ski area Harwood Common (United Kingdom) 383 mi
Fifth closest ski area Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom) 387 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Ballinskelligs Bay:

Closest city location Cork (Ireland) 74 mi
Second closest city location Limerick (Ireland) 88 mi
Third closest city location Galway (Ireland) 111 mi
Fourth closest city location Waterford (Ireland) 134 mi
Fifth closest city location Tallaght (Ireland) 190 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Ballinskelligs Bay is Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland, 60 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ballinskelligs Bay is Cork Airport (ORK), also in Ireland, 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • Third is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 130 km (81 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY) in Ireland is 184 km (114 miles) away.
  • Waterford Airport (WAT), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Ballinskelligs Bay and is 217 km (135 miles) away.
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