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White Rocks break guide

White Rocks Surf Guide

White Rocks in Antrim is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded

White Rocks Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
10.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing White Rocks:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing White Rocks 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 40% of the time in February while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
40%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
17%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore White Rocks Location Map

Interactive White Rocks 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 White Rocks is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to White Rocks is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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White Rocks Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 23 May 2022, 03:39 Local Time
Monday 23
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m)
0.5
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
NW
0.6
NW
Period (s) 7 7 5 5
Wind (km/h)
15
15
10
15
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at White Rocks

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

Wind History at White Rocks

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To White Rocks: