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Muckros ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.7
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.3

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Muckros Spot ID

Muckros Surf Break, Ireland photo


Photo credit: Nick Russill



Photo credit: JOHNNY BYRNE

The sun is setting & the swell is rising, Muckros photo


Photo credit: Peter McFarlane

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.5 °C

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Sunday, 16 December 2018, 06:58 Local time
Sunday 16
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 35
WSW 30
SSW 30
SSW 35
Wind State on on cross-

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Muckros in Donegal is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Muckros Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Finner, 26 km from Muckros.

light winds from the SSW

Clouds dissolving
Air temperature
5.2 °C

Current weather near Muckros

Overall Muckros Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Muckros Location Maps

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Ski Resorts closest to Muckros:

  • Closest ski area
    Glencoe Mountain Resort (United Kingdom)
    202 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Nevis Range (United Kingdom)
    208 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Raise (United Kingdom)
    223 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Yad Moss (United Kingdom)
    249 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Glenshee (United Kingdom)
    250 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Muckros:

  • Closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    57 mi
  • Second closest city location
    57 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    76 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Coleraine (United Kingdom)
    84 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Craigavon (United Kingdom)
    89 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Muckros is Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Muckros is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is Connaught Airport (NOC) in Ireland, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland is 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY) in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Muckros and is 148 km (92 miles) away.
Muckros break location map and break info

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