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Gansey ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.3
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Gansey Spot ID

Stu at Gansey  photo


Photo credit: Stu Curran

Steve Watt, Gansey photo


Photo credit: Gerry Quinn

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.7 °C

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Sunday, 23 February 2020, 11:18 Local time
Sunday 23
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 40
NW 45
WNW 35
WNW 25
Wind State cross-

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Gansey in Isle of Man is a beach break that has unreliable waves. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the north. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Erin, Isle of Man, 2 km from Gansey.

IS AT (local time)

Gansey Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Isle Of Man-Ronaldsway, 6 km from Gansey.

moderate winds from the WNW

no report
Air temperature
5.3 °C

Current weather near Gansey

Buoy Data:

At M2 Lambay Buoy, 51 miles from Gansey.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.055
Average period (s) 4.805 - - 5.273

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Overall Gansey Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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


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

Gansey Location Maps

Gansey Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Gansey:

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Wave buoys nearest to Gansey:

Tide stations nearest to Gansey:

  • Closest tide station
    Port Erin, Isle of Man
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    50 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    52 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    52 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Gansey is Isle Of Man Airport (IOM) in England, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gansey is City (Belfast) Airport (BHD) in North Ireland, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Third is Walney Island (Barrow Island) Airport (BWF) in England, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Aldergrove (Belfast) Airport (BFS) in North Ireland is 116 km (72 miles) away.
  • Blackpool Airport (BLK) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Gansey and is 117 km (73 miles) away.
Gansey break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Gansey, Isle of Man. Use the tab navigation above to view Gansey sea temperature, Gansey photographs, Gansey detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Gansey webcams, current wind from Isle of Man live weather stations and Gansey tide predictions. The United Kingdom swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom 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 Gansey.