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Ballycotton ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0

Overall: 2.8

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Ballycotton break guidePhoto by: Jorkil

Ballycotton Surf Guide

Ballycotton in County Cork is a sheltered beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide.

Ballycotton Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent14.5°C

Surfing Ballycotton:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ballycotton occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Ballycotton sea temperature, Ballycotton photographs, Ballycotton detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ballycotton webcams, current wind from Cork live weather stations and Ballycotton 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 Ballycotton


Ballycotton Surf:

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 21:49 Local time
ThuFriday 10
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.6
SW
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.5
WSW
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
NW 20
NNW 20
NNW 20
NNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off



Tide Times:

At Ballycotton (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Ballycotton Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At Roches Point, 16 km from Ballycotton.

strong winds from the NW

km/h
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no report
Air temperature
13.7 °C

Current weather near Ballycotton

Buoy Data:

At Wexford Buoy, 57 miles from Ballycotton.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.172
1.406
1.406
1.406
Average period (s) 4.922 5.273 5.156 5.508

All wavebuoys around Ballycotton

Overall Ballycotton Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Ballycotton: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Ballycotton: see the variation in direction and stength by month.


Winter surf, Ballycotton photo

Ballycotton

Photo credit: Jorkil

Comming back, Ballycotton photo

Ballycotton

Photo credit: Jorkil

Rollin in, Ballycotton photo

Ballycotton

Photo credit: Shaun Barry

Sunset on inch, Ballycotton photo

Ballycotton

Photo credit: Shaun Barry


Ballycotton Location Maps

Ballycotton Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Cork surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Ballycotton

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ballycotton:

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Wave buoys nearest to Ballycotton:

Tide stations nearest to Ballycotton:

  • Closest tide station
    Youghal
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Cobh
    12 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Carrigaline
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Cork
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Dungarvan
    24 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Ballycotton is Cork Airport (ORK) in Ireland, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ballycotton is Waterford Airport (WAT), also in Ireland, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland, 109 km (68 miles) away.
  • Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland is 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Ballycotton and is 174 km (108 miles) away.
Ballycotton break location map and break info