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Ballydavid ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Ballydavid Spot ID

reef break, Ballydavid photo


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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.8 °C

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Saturday, 20 April 2019, 17:46 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
SW 15
SW 15
Wind State cross-

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Ballydavid in County Kerry is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the south. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. There is a right hand reef break. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Ballydavid Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Valentia Observator, 31 km from Ballydavid.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
12.7 °C

Current weather near Ballydavid

Overall Ballydavid Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Ballydavid Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Ballydavid:

  • Closest city location
    81 mi
  • Second closest city location
    84 mi
  • Third closest city location
    93 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    138 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    184 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ballydavid is Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland, 59 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ballydavid is Shannon Airport (SNN), also in Ireland, 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Third is Cork Airport (ORK) in Ireland, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY) in Ireland is 157 km (98 miles) away.
  • Connaught Airport (NOC), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Ballydavid and is 217 km (135 miles) away.
Ballydavid break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ballydavid, Kerry. Use the tab navigation above to view Ballydavid sea temperature, Ballydavid photographs, Ballydavid detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ballydavid webcams, current wind from Kerry live weather stations and Ballydavid 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 Ballydavid.