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Gweebarra ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Gweebarra Spot ID

Wee swell in Donegal, Gweebarra photo


Photo credit: Brian Frame

Shoulder high, Gweebarra photo


Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.9 °C

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 04:14 Local time
Wednesday 23
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 15
NW 15
NW 15
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Gweebarra in Donegal is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest.. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days.

Global-Atlantic wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gweebara Heads left, 2 km from Gweebarra.

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Gweebarra Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Castlederg, 55 km from Gweebarra.

light winds from the W

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Current weather near Gweebarra

Overall Gweebarra Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Gweebarra:

  • Closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    44 mi
  • Second closest city location
    44 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Coleraine (United Kingdom)
    71 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    73 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Ballymena (United Kingdom)
    85 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Gweebarra is Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland, 66 km (41 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gweebarra is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Connaught Airport (NOC) in Ireland is 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Aldergrove (Belfast) Airport (BFS) in North Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Gweebarra and is 142 km (88 miles) away.
Gweebarra break location map and break info

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