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Bundoran ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.4
Consistency of Surf: 3.6
Difficulty Level: 3.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.2
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.6

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Bundoran Spot ID

Bundoran Co.Donegal photo


Photo credit: ekinsy

Eurosurf in Bundoran September 2011 photo


Photo credit: Colm Cambeck

tullan, Bundoran photo


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Offshore, Bundoran photo


Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.7 °C

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Monday, 24 September 2018, 02:21 Local time
Monday 24
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
W 10
WSW 15
SW 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

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Bundoran in Donegal is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest.. It's sometimes crowded here.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Bundoran (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Bundoran Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Thomastown, 48 km from Bundoran.

light winds from the SSW

rain and snow or hail
Air temperature
16.3 °C

Current weather near Bundoran

Buoy Data:

At Belmullet Berth B Buoy, 76 miles from Bundoran.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 2.39
Average period (s) 6.64 6.62 6.85 6.78

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Overall Bundoran Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Bundoran:

  • Closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    52 mi
  • Second closest city location
    53 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    65 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Craigavon (United Kingdom)
    76 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Coleraine (United Kingdom)
    78 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Bundoran is Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bundoran is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • Third is Connaught Airport (NOC) in Ireland, 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland is 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Aldergrove (Belfast) Airport (BFS), also in North Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Bundoran and is 135 km (84 miles) away.
Bundoran break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Bundoran, Donegal. Use the tab navigation above to view Bundoran sea temperature, Bundoran photographs, Bundoran detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bundoran webcams, current wind from Donegal live weather stations and Bundoran 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 Bundoran.