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Kilmurren Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.7

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Kilmurren Cove Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.1 °C

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 10:23 Local time
Tuesday 18
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 11 10 11 10
Wind (km/h) 35
SW 30
SW 25
SW 25
Wind State cross-

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Kilmurren Cove in County Cork is a reasonably exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the north. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of the strong rips here.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bunmahon, 5 km from Kilmurren Cove.

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Kilmurren Cove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tramore, 12 km from Kilmurren Cove.

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Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Kilmurren Cove

Buoy Data:

At Wexford Buoy, 40 miles from Kilmurren Cove.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 6.875
Average period (s) 8.320 8.438 8.555 9.023

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Overall Kilmurren Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Kilmurren Cove:

  • Closest city location
    12 mi
  • Second closest city location
    52 mi
  • Third closest city location
    67 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    89 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    94 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Kilmurren Cove is Waterford Airport (WAT) in Ireland, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kilmurren Cove is Cork Airport (ORK), also in Ireland, 87 km (54 miles) away.
  • Third is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 126 km (78 miles) away.
  • Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland is 151 km (94 miles) away.
  • Dublin Airport (DUB), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Kilmurren Cove and is 159 km (99 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Kilmurren Cove, Waterford. Use the tab navigation above to view Kilmurren Cove sea temperature, Kilmurren Cove photographs, Kilmurren Cove detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kilmurren Cove webcams, current wind from Waterford live weather stations and Kilmurren Cove 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 Kilmurren Cove.