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Derrynane ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.9

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Derrynane Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.0 °C

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Monday, 9 December 2019, 12:50 Local time
Monday 09
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 6 - - 20
Wind (km/h) 35
NW 15
NW 15
SSW 25
Wind State cross cross on cross-

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Derrynane in County Kerry is a quite exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ballinskelligs Bay, 8 km from Derrynane.

IS AT (local time)

Derrynane Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Valentia Observator, 20 km from Derrynane.

light winds from the WNW

no report
Air temperature
10.3 °C

Current weather near Derrynane

Buoy Data:

At M3 Mizen Head Buoy, 44 miles from Derrynane.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 6 hr 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr
Wave height (m) 9.023
Average period (s) 10.898 - - 10.430

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Overall Derrynane Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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


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

Derrynane Location Maps

Derrynane Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Derrynane:

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Wave buoys nearest to Derrynane:

Tide stations nearest to Derrynane:

  • Closest tide station
    Tra Li
    40 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Talbert Island, River Shannon
    67 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    73 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    76 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    80 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Derrynane is Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland, 64 km (40 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Derrynane is Cork Airport (ORK), also in Ireland, 116 km (72 miles) away.
  • Third is Shannon Airport (SNN) in Ireland, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY) in Ireland is 191 km (119 miles) away.
  • Waterford Airport (WAT), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Derrynane and is 217 km (135 miles) away.
Derrynane break location map and break info

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