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Gansey ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Gansey Spot ID

Stu at Gansey  photo


Photo credit: Stu Curran

Steve Watt, Gansey photo


Photo credit: Gerry Quinn

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.2 °C

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Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 01:32 Local time
TueWednesday 17
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - 19 19
Wind (km/h) 60
W 60
W 60
WNW 60
Wind State cross-

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Gansey in Isle of Manis a beach break that only works once in a while. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. 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 beach break offers both left and right hand waves. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for .

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Erin, Isle of Man, 2 km from Gansey.

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Gansey Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ballabeg Nr Castletown wx, 4 km from Gansey.


Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
4.0 °C

Current weather near Gansey

Overall Gansey Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Gansey Location Maps

Gansey Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Gansey:


  • The closest passenger airport to Gansey is Isle Of Man Airport (IOM) in England, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gansey is City (Belfast) Airport (BHD) in North Ireland, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Third is Walney Island (Barrow Island) Airport (BWF) in England, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Aldergrove (Belfast) Airport (BFS) in North Ireland is 116 km (72 miles) away.
  • Blackpool Airport (BLK) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Gansey and is 117 km (73 miles) away.
Gansey break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Gansey, Isle of Man. Use the tab navigation above to view Gansey sea temperature, Gansey photographs, Gansey detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Gansey webcams, current wind from Isle of Man live weather stations and Gansey tide predictions. The United Kingdom swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom 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 Gansey.