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

Overall: 3.2

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Mossies Surf Guide

Mossies in County Kerry is a fairly exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest.. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for rocks.

Mossies Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
10.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mossies:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Mossies with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 28% of the time in February while 62% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
62%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Mossies Location Map

Interactive Mossies surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Mossies is Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Mossies is Shannon Airport (SNN), also in Ireland, 88 km (55 miles) away.

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Mossies Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 6 December 2020, 01:14 Local Time
Sunday 06
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 1.9
NNW
1.3
NNW
1.4
NW
1.2
NW
Period (s) 12 11 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 15
NNW 10
NNW 0
ENE
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Swell History at Mossies

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

Wind History at Mossies

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

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