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Dumps ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Dumps break guidePhoto by: Joe

Dumps Surf Guide

Dumps in County Kerry is a quite exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

Dumps Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent12.3°C

Surfing Dumps:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dumps occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

Dumps Surf:

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 03:47 Local time
Wednesday 27
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
E 5
SE 5
Wind State off glass glass cross-

Tide Times:

For Brandon Bay, 5 km from Dumps.

IS AT (local time)

Dumps Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At ValentiaObservator, 43 km from Dumps.


Air temperature
9.9 °C

Current weather near Dumps

Overall Dumps Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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


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

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Photo credit: Joe

Kerry Surf, Dumps photo


Photo credit: Jos Liefkens

Dumps Location Maps

Dumps Location Map

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

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Dumps:

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Wave buoys nearest to Dumps:

Tide stations nearest to Dumps:

  • Closest tide station
    Tra Li
    14 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Talbert Island, River Shannon
    35 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    55 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    72 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    77 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Dumps is Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Dumps is Shannon Airport (SNN), also in Ireland, 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Third is Cork Airport (ORK) in Ireland, 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY) in Ireland is 134 km (83 miles) away.
  • Connaught Airport (NOC), also in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Dumps and is 197 km (122 miles) away.
Dumps break location map and break info