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Brandon Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Brandon Bay Spot ID

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Brandon Bay

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Brandon Bay

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.6 °C

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Friday, 19 April 2019, 13:45 Local time
Friday 19
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 10
S 15
SW 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Brandon Bay in County Kerry is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Brandon Bay (0 km).

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Brandon Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Valentia Observator, 38 km from Brandon Bay.

light winds from the SSW

no report
Air temperature
17.4 °C

Current weather near Brandon Bay

Overall Brandon Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Brandon Bay Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Brandon Bay:

  • Closest city location
    67 mi
  • Second closest city location
    73 mi
  • Third closest city location
    82 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    125 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    170 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Brandon Bay is Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Brandon Bay is Shannon Airport (SNN), also in Ireland, 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • Third is Cork Airport (ORK) in Ireland, 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY) in Ireland is 139 km (86 miles) away.
  • Connaught Airport (NOC), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Brandon Bay and is 202 km (125 miles) away.
Brandon Bay break location map and break info

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