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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.5 °C

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Sunday, 19 November 2017, 14:01 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 20
SSE 25
SSE 25
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Drumnacraig Beach in Donegal is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the west southwest with some shelter here from south winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. The location means that it never gets crowded.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ballyhiernan Bay, 6 km from Drumnacraig Beach.

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Drumnacraig Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Carndonagh Inishowen wx, 24 km from Drumnacraig Beach.

light winds from the ESE

Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
7.9 °C

Current weather near Drumnacraig Beach

Overall Drumnacraig Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Town and city forecasts close to Drumnacraig Beach:

  • Closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    20 mi
  • Second closest city location
    21 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Coleraine (United Kingdom)
    38 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Ballymena (United Kingdom)
    59 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    62 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Drumnacraig Beach is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Drumnacraig Beach is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Third is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Aldergrove (Belfast) Airport (BFS) in North Ireland is 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Drumnacraig Beach and is 124 km (77 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Drumnacraig Beach, Donegal. Use the tab navigation above to view Drumnacraig Beach sea temperature, Drumnacraig Beach photographs, Drumnacraig Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Drumnacraig Beach webcams, current wind from Donegal live weather stations and Drumnacraig Beach 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 Drumnacraig Beach.