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

Overall: 3.3

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NE
Clean
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Ballinskelligs Bay Surf Forecast / Kerry / Ireland

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Saturday 20 Apr 2019 IST

Ballinskelligs Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Ballinskelligs Bay sea temperature is 10.4 °C (Statistics for 20 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 10.6 max: 11.5 min: 9.5 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.7
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2.3
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1.9
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1.4
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Period(s) (?)151413131277710121211486121314137121211
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)13312078169311459801993663361183300440710000757617824592467
Wind
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0
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10
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5
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15
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25
SSE
35
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20
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5
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10
N
10
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50
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25
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45
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High Tide
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6:14PM
3.68

6:32AM
3.65
6:53PM
3.58

7:13AM
3.47

7:33PM
3.40
7:55AM
3.23

8:13PM
3.17
8:39AM
2.95

8:57PM
2.91
9:29AM
2.68

9:49PM
2.67
10:32AM
2.46

10:56PM
2.49
11:53AM
2.35

Low Tide
/ height (m)
12:03PM
-0.16

12:23AM
-0.03
12:43PM
-0.03

1:03AM
0.07

1:22PM
0.18
1:45AM
0.26

2:03PM
0.44
2:28AM
0.49

2:46PM
0.73
3:16AM
0.74

3:35PM
0.99

4:14AM
0.97
4:39PM
1.20

5:28AM
1.11

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Ballinskelligs Bay blow from the NE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
6:33--6:31--6:28--6:26--6:24--6:22--6:20--6:18-
Sunset
-8:46--8:47--8:50--8:52--8:52--8:54--8:57--8:58
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 26mm), heaviest during Mon morning. Cool air temperatures (max 14°C on Sat morning, min 8°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat morning, fresh winds from the SSE by Sun night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 30mm), heaviest during Fri afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 12°C on Sat afternoon, min 8°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the SSE on Wed morning, light winds from the W by Fri night).

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Information about the Ballinskelligs Bay Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Ballinskelligs Bay provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Ballinskelligs Bay can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Ballinskelligs Bay surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Ballinskelligs Bay) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Ballinskelligs Bay may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Kerry? If you are looking for accommodation near Ballinskelligs Bay, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Kerry, consider staying in Valentia which is 10 km (6 miles) away. Other places in and around Kerry where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Bantry which is 54 km (34 miles) away, Fenit and Tra Li.