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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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Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.1 °C

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 14:04 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 20
W 15
W 15
W 20
Wind State cross-

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Dunfanaghy in Donegal is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Clonmass Bay (Ards), 6 km from Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach).

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Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ballyboe Falcarragh wx, 8 km from Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach).


Air temperature
4.4 °C

Current weather near Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach)

Buoy Data:

At Blackstones WaveNet Site, 70 miles from Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach).

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 4.3
Dominant period (s) 14.3 15.4 14.3 14.3

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Overall Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach):

  • Closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    28 mi
  • Second closest city location
    29 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Coleraine (United Kingdom)
    51 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    69 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Ballymena (United Kingdom)
    70 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 53 km (33 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 90 km (56 miles) away.
  • Third is Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland, 109 km (68 miles) away.
  • Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k is 121 km (75 miles) away.
  • Aldergrove (Belfast) Airport (BFS) in North Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) and is 126 km (78 miles) away.
Dunfanaghy (Killahoey Beach) break location map and break info

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