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Bunmahon ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0
Accommodation: 2.0

Overall: 3.1

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Bunmahon Spot ID

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Type: river

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.1 °C

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Thursday, 26 November 2015, 08:39 Local time
Thursday 26
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 10 5 3 3
Wind (km/h) 35
WNW 35
WNW 30
WNW 25
Wind State cross-

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Bunmahon in Waterford is a reasonably exposed river break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the north. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. The river break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Bunmahon Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tramore, 17 km from Bunmahon.

light winds from the WNW

Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Bunmahon

Overall Bunmahon Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Bunmahon Location Maps

Bunmahon Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Bunmahon:

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Wave buoys nearest to Bunmahon:

Tide stations nearest to Bunmahon:

  • Closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Tra Mhor
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    23 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Loch Garman
    42 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    44 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Bunmahon:

  • Closest ski area
    Raise (United Kingdom)
    246 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Another World Ski and Snowboard Centre (United Kingdom)
    255 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Yad Moss (United Kingdom)
    275 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Harwood Common (United Kingdom)
    277 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Weardale Ski Club (United Kingdom)
    279 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Bunmahon:

  • Closest city location
    Waterford (Ireland)
    14 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Cork (Ireland)
    48 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Limerick (Ireland)
    64 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Tallaght (Ireland)
    91 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Dublin (Ireland)
    96 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Bunmahon is Waterford Airport (WAT) in Ireland, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bunmahon is Cork Airport (ORK), also in Ireland, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Third is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 122 km (76 miles) away.
  • Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland is 146 km (91 miles) away.
  • Dublin Airport (DUB), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Bunmahon and is 162 km (101 miles) away.
Bunmahon break location map and break info

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