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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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11 km/h
ENE
Offshore
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Ballinskelligs Bay Surf Forecast / Kerry / Ireland

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Tuesday 11 Dec 2018 GMT

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 11.1 °C (Statistics for 11 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 11.1 max: 12.1 min: 10.3 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
3.5
WSW
4.5
W
4
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3
W
6
SW
5
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6
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3
WSW
2.4
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4.5
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8
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2.5
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2.5
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3
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3
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3
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5.5
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10.5
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10.5
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8
WSW
Period(s) (?)131615151316161614132018161110121212812161715
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)4035996677784318117631401818777461121107804519142362012472150312202798213126309939446587505817429088
Wind
(km/h)
25
WNW
5
WSW
30
SSE
55
SSE
55
SE
35
NW
30
NW
10
SW
45
SSE
30
SW
20
SSE
55
SSE
55
SW
30
WSW
35
SW
30
WSW
25
WSW
25
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55
SSE
50
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75
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70
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60
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Wind State(?)crosscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

7:01PM
2.88
7:14AM
2.96

7:44PM
2.72
7:56AM
2.81

8:32PM
2.58
8:45AM
2.66

9:28PM
2.47
9:43AM
2.56

10:33PM
2.44
10:49AM
2.52

11:40PM
2.50
11:56AM
2.57

12:40AM
2.64

12:55PM
2.70

Low Tide
/ height (m)

1:03AM
0.76

1:33PM
0.68
1:45AM
0.92

2:19PM
0.83
2:33AM
1.07

3:11PM
0.95

3:30AM
1.18
4:12PM
1.02

4:38AM
1.22
5:17PM
1.01

5:47AM
1.16

6:18PM
0.92
6:48AM
1.02

7:12PM
0.76

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
heavy rainclearsome cloudsrain shwrsheavy rainrain shwrssome cloudssome cloudsrain shwrsmod. rainrain shwrsheavy rainrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsrisk thund- derrain shwrsclearheavy rainheavy rainheavy rainmod. rainmod. rain
Rain (mm)
14--3362--2842945534-152515910
High °C
910101111111091211111312999910111010109
Low °C
9910101010109101010129999891091099
Chill °C (?)
697788798891085556665553
Sunrise
--8:38--8:40--8:40--8:41--8:41--8:42--8:44--
Sunset
4:30--4:30--4:30--4:30--4:30--4:30--4:30--4:30-
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 69mm), heaviest during Wed night. Cool air temperatures (max 12°C on Fri morning, min 9°C on Tue afternoon). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SSE on Wed night, calm by Thu night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 124mm), heaviest during Sat morning. Cool air temperatures (max 13°C on Sat morning, min 8°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the WSW on Sun night, severe gales from the WSW by Tue morning).

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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.