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Tralee Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.0

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Tralee Bay Surf Guide

Tralle Bay in County Kerry is a sheltered beach break Offshore winds blow from the south southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Crowds are never a problem here.

Tralee Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
15.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tralee Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tralee Bay occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Tralee Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 23% of the time in January while 20% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 57% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
23%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
20%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
57%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Tralee Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 00:25 Local Time
TueWednesday 23
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 2.4
WNW
2.3
WNW
2.1
WNW
1.8
WNW
Period (s) 9 9 11 9
Wind (km/h) 25
NW 20
NW 10
NW 10
W
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off

Swell History at Tralee Bay

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

Wind History at Tralee Bay

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

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    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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