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User rating (4)
Head to Louisburgh and ask directions....long beach so any spot you get directed to should be fine.
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
DirectionRight and left
BottomSandy with rock
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionNorthEast
Good wind directionNorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 2m-2.5m / 6ft-8ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
Local beaches include Cross Strand and Carrownisky, both famous for their surf, Killadoon beach is within walking distance (approx 1mile) whilst the spectacular Silver Strand is a short drive away.
By John , 15-02-2006
watch out for those damn weaverfish! - Have surfed here a couple of times. Nice chilled out spot but beware of the weaverfish! Don't forget your booties.
By anonymous , 10-12-2005
been too long - carranisky, is now crowded every weekend except middle of winter, lots of beginners and locals are not so friendly anymore when its good well be irish standards anyway, not that powerful either, long board all the way except for a few exceptional but great days every year, x local
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