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Topic: East coast surf

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East coast surf

« on: July 20 2004 11:07:00 »

I am a surfer recently moved from west donegal to dundalk - does the east coast get any decent waves around the dundalk/louth area? and if so what direction of swell works?



RE: East coast surf

« Reply #1 on: August 08 2004 12:08:00 »

halo jack. in reply to your question on global there is absolutely nothing in dundalk surfing wise because their's less than a 60 mile fetch on the coast.the nearest beach surfable to you is tramore in waterford which goes off about five times a year so your best bet is to head west as much as possible on weekends.
fellow surfer,mike



RE: East coast surf

« Reply #2 on: August 16 2004 11:08:00 »

You may get something in a large sorthwesterly storm. It'll be blown out and on/crossshore but good for a laugh



RE: East coast surf

« Reply #3 on: August 17 2004 17:08:00 »

might get something in east gale when the wind drop but little fetch in the swell man



RE: East Coast Surf

« Reply #4 on: September 08 2004 13:09:00 »

Killiney Beach can be good sometimes but it is very hard to get there just at the right time.



RE: East coast surf

« Reply #5 on: December 23 2004 14:12:00 »

was on Killiney last weekend, seems to be best waves on half flood when the wind is right



RE: East coast surf

« Reply #6 on: December 28 2004 12:12:00 »

the nearest is probably the north, however being a re located surfer from donegal aswell I have found a few good breaks around Wicklow town and the surounding area south of the town... however the community of surfers is small they are decicated if you get talking to a few locals they ll point you in the right direction.
but I should warn you the breaks are less than inspiring compared to are local breaks and tend to need a good swell without the wind bashing the hell out of them.


Lousy American

RE: East coast surf

« Reply #7 on: January 25 2005 15:01:00 »

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RE: East coast surf

« Reply #8 on: January 26 2005 10:01:00 »

A M E R I C A N S nuff said!



RE: East coast surf

« Reply #9 on: April 14 2005 12:04:00 »

where would be the best place on the east coast for a beginner?

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