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37 km away, 1 h 18 min ago

Moderate
22.7 km/h
SW
15.0
15.0
Air / Water (°C)
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Glencolumbkille Surf Forecast / Donegal / Ireland

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Saturday 18 Aug 2018 IST

Glencolumbkille surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Glencolumbkille sea temperature is 15.0 °C (Statistics for 18 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 14.9 max: 17.3 min: 13.2 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.5
W
2.5
WNW
2
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.1
W
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.7
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0.7
WSW
1.1
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0.9
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0.7
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0.5
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0.5
NW
0.6
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0.4
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1.2
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2
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2.4
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1.8
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.5
W
Period(s) (?)10121210101211101095688888811111099
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)14892163106948325637120214710092627272353539231929941268636383355
Wind
(km/h)
35
WSW
15
SW
20
SE
15
NNW
10
NW
5
SE
20
SW
15
SW
15
WSW
20
SSE
30
SW
10
W
10
NE
5
W
10
N
15
NW
25
WNW
20
WNW
30
NW
35
NW
20
W
25
SSW
25
SSW
Wind State(?)crosscrossoffononglasscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
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cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:48AM
2.60

12:17AM
2.61
12:58PM
2.47

1:32AM
2.41

2:18PM
2.44
2:53AM
2.37

3:32PM
2.54
3:59AM
2.45

4:27PM
2.70

4:49AM
2.59
5:11PM
2.88

5:29AM
2.74
5:48PM
3.07

6:04AM
2.88

Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:58PM
0.90

6:39AM
0.96

7:14PM
1.08
7:53AM
1.07

8:40PM
1.11
9:08AM
1.04

9:52PM
1.01
10:08AM
0.92

10:45PM
0.86
10:54AM
0.76

11:26PM
0.69
11:32AM
0.59

12:02AM
0.53
12:06PM
0.44

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Glencolumbkille blow from the SE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
3321--32--342241912-24111-1
High °C
1517171414151515141717151515141312121313131313
Low °C
1516151414141515141416131415131212121212121313
Chill °C (?)
131716131415141413161614151514119101010111111
Sunrise
6:16--6:18--6:18--6:20--6:22--6:24--6:26--6:28-
Sunset
-9:00--8:57--8:54--8:52--8:50--8:47--8:45--8:43
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 40mm), heaviest during Sat night. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Sat afternoon, min 14°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Sat morning, calm by Sun afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 66mm), heaviest during Wed morning. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Wed morning, min 12°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, fresh winds from the NW by Fri morning).

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Information about the Glencolumbkille Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Glencolumbkille provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Glencolumbkille can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Glencolumbkille 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 (Glencolumbkille) 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 Glencolumbkille 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.

Glencolumbkille is 20 km (12 miles) from Killybegs. If you plan a holiday in Donegal, look for hotels and other accommodation in Killybegs. Killybegs has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.