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Garrettstown ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.2
Crowds: 2.9

Overall: 3.5

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Garrettstown break guidePhoto by: Jorkil

Garrettstown Surf Guide

Garrettstown in County Cork is an exposed beach and point break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the north. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves Best around low tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of submerged obstacles,groynes and rocks.

Garrettstown Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeach and pointIcon  s33.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Garrettstown:

The best conditions reported for surf at Garrettstown occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Garrettstown (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Garrettstown with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 17% of the time in March while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 26% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
17%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
26%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Garrettstown Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 23:20 Local Time
WedThursday 29
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 3.0
WSW
2.4
SW
2.5
SW
3.0
SW
Period (s) 10 10 10 7
Wind (km/h) 30
W 25
WSW 40
SW 45
SW
Wind State cross cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Garrettstown

Surf stats for Garrettstown, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Garrettstown

Wind stats for Garrettstown, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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