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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.0 °C

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Sunday, 21 January 2018, 11:02 Local time
Sunday 21
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 10 10 11
Wind (km/h) 35
SSE 25
SSE 25
SW 30
Wind State cross-
off cross-

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Ballymastocker in Donegal is a reasonably exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the southwest with some shelter here from southeast winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide. Rarely crowded here.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ballyhiernan Bay, 10 km from Ballymastocker.

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Ballymastocker Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Carndonagh Inishowen wx, 25 km from Ballymastocker.


Air temperature
4.1 °C

Current weather near Ballymastocker

Overall Ballymastocker Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Also see Ballymastocker surf quality by season and Ballymastocker surf quality by month.

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Town and city forecasts close to Ballymastocker:

  • Closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    17 mi
  • Second closest city location
    17 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Coleraine (United Kingdom)
    37 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Ballymena (United Kingdom)
    57 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    59 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ballymastocker is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ballymastocker is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Third is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Aldergrove (Belfast) Airport (BFS) in North Ireland is 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Ballymastocker and is 120 km (75 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ballymastocker, Donegal. Use the tab navigation above to view Ballymastocker sea temperature, Ballymastocker photographs, Ballymastocker detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ballymastocker webcams, current wind from Donegal live weather stations and Ballymastocker tide predictions. The Ireland swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Ireland and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Ireland wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Ballymastocker.