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Oysterhaven ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Oysterhaven Surf Guide

Oysterhaven in County Cork is a sheltered beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Rarely crowded here.

Oysterhaven Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Oysterhaven:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Oysterhaven 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 4% of the time in February while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 63% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
33%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
63%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Oysterhaven Location Map

Interactive Oysterhaven 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 Oysterhaven is Cork Airport (ORK) in Ireland, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Oysterhaven is Kerry Airport (KIR), also in Ireland, 92 km (57 miles) away.

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Oysterhaven Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 26 September 2021, 19:26 Local Time
Sunday 26Mon
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m)
1.3
WSW
1.1
SW
1.1
WSW
1.3
SSW
Period (s) 8 8 9 8
Wind (km/h)
20
10
10
10
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
on on

Swell History at Oysterhaven

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

Wind History at Oysterhaven

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

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