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Castlerock ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Castlerock Spot ID

Castlerock Wall photo


Photo credit: Conn Osborne

Sunset surf, Castlerock photo


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Waves, Castlerock photo


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C’roc, Castlerock photo


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Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.2 °C

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Saturday, 17 November 2018, 04:11 Local time
Friday 16Sat
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 13 13 13 15
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 30
SSE 30
SE 25
Wind State cross-

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Castlerock in Londonderry is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has dependable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Portstewart, 4 km from Castlerock.

IS AT (local time)

Castlerock Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At MagilliganNO2, 11 km from Castlerock.

moderate winds from the SSW

no report
Air temperature
17.4 °C

Current weather near Castlerock

Buoy Data:

At Blackstones WaveNet Site, 62 miles from Castlerock.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.2
Dominant period (s) 13.3 11.8 13.3 12.5

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Overall Castlerock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Castlerock Location Maps

Castlerock Location Map

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snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Castlerock:

  • Closest ski area
    Glencoe Mountain Resort (United Kingdom)
    126 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Nevis Range (United Kingdom)
    135 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Raise (United Kingdom)
    155 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Glenshee (United Kingdom)
    172 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Yad Moss (United Kingdom)
    178 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Castlerock:

  • Closest city location
    Coleraine (United Kingdom)
    5 mi
  • Second closest city location
    24 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    25 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Ballymena (United Kingdom)
    29 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    45 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Castlerock is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Castlerock is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Third is Aldergrove (Belfast) Airport (BFS) in North Ireland, 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • City (Belfast) Airport (BHD) in North Ireland is 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Castlerock and is 102 km (63 miles) away.
Castlerock break location map and break info

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