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Rosslare Surf Guide

Rosslare in Wexford is a very sheltered beach break. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the southwest with some shelter here from south winds. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the south. The beach breaks favour lefts and there is also a right hand reef break. Rarely crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Rosslare Spot Info

Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
8.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rosslare:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Rosslare with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in December while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 91% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Rosslare Location Map

Interactive Rosslare 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 Rosslare is Waterford Airport (WAT) in Ireland, 53 km (33 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Rosslare is Dublin Airport (DUB), also in Ireland, 131 km (81 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Rosslare Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 03:42 Local Time
Friday 05
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 12 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 25
ESE 30
ESE 25
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Rosslare

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

Wind History at Rosslare

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Rosslare. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    5km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    45km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    54km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    56km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    65km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Rosslare:

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