Continent
Europe
Country
Ireland
Next Big City
Sligo
Next Town
Rosses Point
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Swimmers
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Coming tide, Falling tide

Can be choppy but enclosed so usually calm. Tidal but suitable at all times.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
July, August

Spotless beach, very unspoiled. Soft sand and lots of it. Wide suitable entry area.

Weather

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

Cold climate, moderate in summer. Wetsuit necessary all time. Suitable all year.

Wind

Best Months:
March, April, May, September, October
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
N, S, SSW, SW, WSW, W, WNW, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
SW

Solid wind, rarely blowing less then 3 Bft. Usually sideshore wind as channeled by mountains.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus
Access
Short walk

Drive through Sligo on the dual carriageway. Pick up signs for Rosses Point and follow them. After about 5 miles you get to Rosses Point village. Keep following the road until you come to a T-junction outside a golf course. Turn left, and then follow the road around to the right to reach the beach.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Nightlife

No information