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Coumeenole ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.9

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Coumeenole Spot ID

Coumeenole - Tiny Summer Swell photo


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Power, Coumeenole photo


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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.8 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 14:11 Local time
Wednesday 12Thu
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 15 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 55
SSE 60
SSE 70
SSE 65
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Coumeenole in County Kerry is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast with some shelter here from north winds. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include wreck, rips.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Coumeenole (0 km).

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Coumeenole Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Valentia Observator, 24 km from Coumeenole.

moderate winds from the SE

no report
Air temperature
10.3 °C

Current weather near Coumeenole

Buoy Data:

At Westwave MK4 Buoy, 55 miles from Coumeenole.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 4.27
Average period (s) 10.01 9.42 9.22 9.46

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Overall Coumeenole Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Coumeenole:

  • Closest city location
    86 mi
  • Second closest city location
    87 mi
  • Third closest city location
    100 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    142 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    190 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Coumeenole is Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland, 65 km (40 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Coumeenole is Shannon Airport (SNN), also in Ireland, 124 km (77 miles) away.
  • Third is Cork Airport (ORK) in Ireland, 138 km (86 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY) in Ireland is 168 km (104 miles) away.
  • Connaught Airport (NOC), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Coumeenole and is 229 km (142 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Coumeenole, Kerry. Use the tab navigation above to view Coumeenole sea temperature, Coumeenole photographs, Coumeenole detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Coumeenole webcams, current wind from Kerry live weather stations and Coumeenole 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 Coumeenole.