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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: 11.4 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 04:00 Local time
Wednesday 12
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 5
W 10
SSW 20
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.


Air temperature
8 °C

Current weather near Bunmahon

Buoy Data:

At Wexford Buoy, 42 miles from Bunmahon.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.125
Average period (s) 7.266 7.500 7.617 7.734

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Overall Bunmahon Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Bunmahon:

  • Closest city location
    14 mi
  • Second closest city location
    48 mi
  • Third closest city location
    64 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    91 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    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.