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Ballydavid Surf Forecast / Kerry / Ireland

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Wednesday 08 Feb 2023 IST
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Ballydavid surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ballydavid sea temperature is 9.3 °C (Statistics for 08 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 10.1 max: 10.7 min: 9.4 °C)
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Ballydavid surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ballydavid sea temperature is 9.3 °C (Statistics for 08 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 10.1 max: 10.7 min: 9.4 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Ballydavid (light winds from the WNW at ventryweather 7 km from Ballydavid).

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Actual: 59 min ago

Light
6 km/h
WNW
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Ballydavid this week:

The most powerful waves expected at Ballydavid in the next 12 days are 0.4m 11s and forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Feb 14) at 6AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 4.0m 13s period and expected on Thursday (Feb 09) at 6AM.

Wave TypeTime (IST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)--
Best Surf--
Most Powerful 6AM (Tue 14th Feb)1.5ft (0.4m) 11s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Ballydavid over the next 12 days.

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Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
Friday
17
Saturday
18
Sunday
19
Mon
20
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
Rating
(10 max)
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Swell
Height Map
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
5
WNW
3.5
NW
4
NW
3.5
NW
3
WNW
3
WNW
3.5
WNW
3.5
W
0.2
N
0.2
N
0.2
N
0.2
N
0.2
N
0.2
N
0.1
N
2.2
S
0.3
NW
0.2
N
3
W
2.5
W
2.3
W
0.1
N
2.1
WNW
4
WSW
4
W
4
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
0.8
NW
4
W
0.1
N
0.2
N
5
WNW
2.5
NNW
1.8
NNW
3.5
WNW
Period(s) (?)14161514131212141110101412121181113161413101613131313131112131312111113
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)0000000098816121130191300020000001800313015467690
Wind
(km/h)
20
NW
10
SW
25
SSW
30
S
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
SSW
20
SSE
25
S
25
S
25
S
25
S
30
SSE
30
SSE
30
SSE
35
SE
45
SSE
45
SSE
30
S
10
SSE
25
N
5
ENE
40
S
45
S
50
SSW
25
SSW
10
SW
5
S
25
SSW
30
SSE
30
SW
35
NNW
20
NW
25
SW
25
SW
30
WSW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoncross-
on
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
oncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
6:46AM
3.68
7:10PM
3.42
7:17AM
3.56
7:42PM
3.33
7:50AM
3.40
8:18PM
3.22
8:29AM
3.22
9:00PM
3.08
9:17AM
3.02
9:56PM
2.95
10:23AM
2.85
11:09PM
2.87
11:49AM
2.79
12:35AM
2.94
1:19PM
2.92
1:53AM
3.18
2:33PM
3.19
2:56AM
3.51
3:31PM
3.51
3:48AM
3.85
4:21PM
3.79
4:35AM
4.13
5:07PM
3.98
Low Tide
/ height (m)
12:30AM
0.52
12:54PM
0.36
1:01AM
0.60
1:24PM
0.46
1:33AM
0.71
1:56PM
0.61
2:10AM
0.86
2:34PM
0.78
2:55AM
1.02
3:23PM
0.97
3:56AM
1.18
4:32PM
1.15
5:25AM
1.25
6:07PM
1.19
7:03AM
1.10
7:35PM
1.03
8:18AM
0.77
8:40PM
0.75
9:15AM
0.39
9:33PM
0.46
10:04AM
0.04
10:20PM
0.21
10:49AM
-0.22

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Ballydavid blow from the S

Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
Friday
17
Saturday
18
Sunday
19
Mon
20
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
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Rain (mm)
---------------16512--14173---25-----
Temp. °C86810109109999981010111111119888111111111111121288899
Low °C6678999988898999111110988810111111101011788798
Feels °C (?)3336656534332334225624-1226910434-12243
Sunrise-8:07--8:06--8:03--8:02--8:00--7:58--7:56--7:54--7:52--7:50--7:48--7:46-
Sunset--5:43--5:45--5:46--5:49--5:51--5:52--5:54--5:55--5:58--6:00--6:01--6:04

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 10°C on Thu night, min 6°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, fresh winds from the S by Thu night).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Tue morning. Very mild (max 11°C on Mon night, min 8°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the S on Sat night, strong winds from the SSE by Tue afternoon).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Heavy rain (total 28mm), heaviest during Thu night. Very mild (max 11°C on Tue night, min 8°C on Wed afternoon). Mainly strong winds.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Sat night. Very mild (max 12°C on Sat afternoon, min 7°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Fri night, strong winds from the S by Sat afternoon).

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Information about the Ballydavid Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Ballydavid provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Ballydavid can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Ballydavid surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Ballydavid) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Ballydavid may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Kerry? If you are looking for accommodation near Ballydavid, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Kerry, consider staying in Valentia which is 32 km (20 miles) away. Other places in and around Kerry where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Fenit which is 36 km (22 miles) away, Tra Li, Bantry and Foynes.