Continent
Europe
Country
Ireland
Next Big City
Cork
Next Town
Youghal, Summerfield
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Camping, Shop, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Currents, Wave breaker
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Coming tide

At low tide there are some rocks, though not many (just be aware).

Beach

Type:
Sand, Pebbles
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

A couple of miles of SE facing sand. Nice and safe, bay on either side in case you get dragged away from the strand.

Weather

Spring:
Normal, Thick
Summer:
Shorty, Normal
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Thick

Water 3mm suit for summer, 5mm suit for winter gloves and booties recommended for December to March. 11 month season.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
No information
Main Direction:
No information

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How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus
Access
Short walk

Take the N25 from Cork, take the Youghal exit rather than the bypass. About 1/2 mile after, take a right hand turn off the main road. After another mile or so, take a left (signposted Strand). Follow the road to the strand. Parking off the beach is limited.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No information