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

Overall: 3.3

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Stoney Gap Surf Guide

Stoney Gap in County Kerry is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

Stoney Gap Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Stoney Gap:

The best conditions reported for surf at Stoney Gap occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Stoney Gap with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in April while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
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
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Stoney Gap Location Map

Interactive Stoney Gap 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 Stoney Gap is Kerry Airport (KIR) in Ireland, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Stoney Gap is Shannon Airport (SNN), also in Ireland, 89 km (55 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Stoney Gap Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 1 October 2020, 19:11 Local Time
Thursday 01Fri
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 2.3
WNW
2.4
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
Period (s) 10 10 10 11
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 25
NW 20
NNW 30
NNE
Wind State on cross-
on
cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Stoney Gap

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

Wind History at Stoney Gap

Wind stats for Stoney Gap, 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 Stoney Gap. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon  beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon  reefReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon  beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon  beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon  pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    3km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Stoney Gap: