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Magillian Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Magillian Point Spot ID

Magillian Point from Donegal photo

Magillian Point

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.4 °C

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Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 10:05 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 25
SSE 25
SSE 25
Wind State off off off off

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Magillian Point in Londonderry is a sheltered beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Magillian Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At MagilliganNO2, 3 km from Magillian Point.

fresh winds from the SE

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Air temperature
5.4 °C

Current weather near Magillian Point

Buoy Data:

At Blackstones WaveNet Site, 60 miles from Magillian Point.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 4.0
Dominant period (s) 14.3 13.3 11.1 13.3

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Overall Magillian Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Magillian Point:

  • Closest city location
    Coleraine (United Kingdom)
    11 mi
  • Second closest city location
    20 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    21 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Ballymena (United Kingdom)
    34 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    47 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Magillian Point is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Magillian Point is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Aldergrove (Belfast) Airport (BFS) in North Ireland, 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • City (Belfast) Airport (BHD) in North Ireland is 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Magillian Point and is 98 km (61 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Magillian Point, Londonderry. Use the tab navigation above to view Magillian Point sea temperature, Magillian Point photographs, Magillian Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Magillian Point webcams, current wind from Londonderry live weather stations and Magillian Point 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 Magillian Point.