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Smerwick Harbour ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.9

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Smerwick Harbour Spot ID

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Smerwick Harbour

Photo credit: Florian Walsh

Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.3 °C

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Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 08:42 Local time
Tuesday 11
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 3.0
WSW
0.3
W
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
Period (s) 12 21 13 14
Wind (km/h) 45
SSE 45
SSE 25
NNW 10
W
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
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off

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Smerwick Harbour in County Kerry is a sheltered reef break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. There is no beach break and there is a right hand reef break as well.. Best around mid tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ballydavid, 2 km from Smerwick Harbour.

IS AT (local time)

Smerwick Harbour Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At ValentiaObservator, 30 km from Smerwick Harbour.

moderate winds from the SSE

km/h
Air temperature
11.0 °C

Current weather near Smerwick Harbour

Buoy Data:

At Westwave MK4 Buoy, 49 miles from Smerwick Harbour.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 2.14
2.21
2.18
2.48
Average period (s) 5.64 6.09 6.16 6.09

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Overall Smerwick Harbour Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Smerwick Harbour Location Maps

Smerwick Harbour Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Smerwick Harbour:

  • Closest city location
    82 mi
  • Second closest city location
    84 mi
  • Third closest city location
    94 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    139 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    185 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Smerwick Harbour is Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland, 59 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Smerwick Harbour is Shannon Airport (SNN), also in Ireland, 115 km (71 miles) away.
  • Third is Cork Airport (ORK) in Ireland, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY) in Ireland is 158 km (98 miles) away.
  • Connaught Airport (NOC), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Smerwick Harbour and is 219 km (136 miles) away.
Smerwick Harbour break location map and break info

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