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Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.7

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) (fresh winds from the WNW at Donegal Arpt 28 km from Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach)). 1.1m 7 s period swell from NNW with an additional 1.0m 10 s period swell from N , plus 2.3m 9 s period wind swell from W
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28 km away, 1 h 12 min ago

Moderate
35 km/h
WNW
12.0
14.2
Air / Water (°C)
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Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) Surf Forecast / Donegal / Ireland

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Friday 21 Sep 2018 IST

Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) sea temperature is 14.2 °C (Statistics for 21 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 13.3 max: 14.5 min: 12.2 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
3
WNW
1
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2.5
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1.2
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1.7
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Period(s) (?)9101212101111111113137819131210131213101313
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)0208271274093736472426953560003000000355389
Wind
(km/h)
45
NW
35
W
35
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20
WNW
15
WNW
5
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20
NNW
30
NNW
20
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15
WNW
20
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15
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30
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30
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40
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35
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35
SW
30
SW
25
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30
NW
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35
SW
Wind State(?)crosscross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)

5:05PM
2.87

5:24AM
2.76
5:39PM
3.08

5:56AM
2.95
6:11PM
3.27

6:26AM
3.11
6:41PM
3.41

6:56AM
3.22

7:11PM
3.49
7:26AM
3.29

7:41PM
3.50
7:57AM
3.30

8:12PM
3.45
8:29AM
3.26

Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:50AM
0.82

11:20PM
0.69
11:26AM
0.61

11:53PM
0.49
11:58AM
0.42

12:23AM
0.32
12:29PM
0.27

12:53AM
0.20
12:59PM
0.16

1:22AM
0.13

1:30PM
0.12
1:52AM
0.11

2:01PM
0.14
2:23AM
0.16

2:34PM
0.22

Note: the tide data above is for Clonmass Bay (Ards) which is 6 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) blow from the SW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
7:15--7:16--7:18--7:20--7:22--7:24--7:26--7:28-
Sunset
-7:31--7:30--7:27--7:24--7:22--7:19--7:16--7:14
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Fri morning. Cool air temperatures (max 12°C on Fri morning, min 9°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NW on Fri morning, calm by Sat night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 20mm), heaviest during Wed night. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Wed afternoon, min 7°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Mon night, strong winds from the SSW by Tue night).

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Information about the Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) is 30 km (19 miles) from the city of Letterkenny. If you plan a holiday in Donegal, look for hotels and other accommodation in Letterkenny. Letterkenny has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.