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Balephetrish (Tiree) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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Balephetrish (Tiree) Surf Guide

Balephetrish in Tiree is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the south with some shelter here from southeast winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Balephetrish (Tiree) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s44.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
7.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Balephetrish (Tiree):

The best conditions reported for surf at Balephetrish (Tiree) occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Balephetrish (Tiree) (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Balephetrish (Tiree) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 39% of the time in January while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
39%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
17%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Balephetrish (Tiree) Location Map

Interactive Balephetrish (Tiree) surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Balephetrish (Tiree) is Tiree Airport (TRE) in U.k., 2 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Balephetrish (Tiree) is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 101 km (63 miles) away.

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Balephetrish (Tiree) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 09:26 Local Time
Monday 08
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 1.2
WSW
1.9
WSW
2.0
WSW
2.0
WSW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 30
SW 30
SSW 25
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at Balephetrish (Tiree)

Surf stats for Balephetrish (Tiree), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Balephetrish (Tiree)

Wind stats for Balephetrish (Tiree), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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