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Mullaghderg Beach

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.5 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 13:19 Local time
Thursday 20
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 20
SW 15
WSW 10
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Mullaghderg Beach in Donegal is a sheltered beach break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Ideal winds are from the southeast with some shelter here from northwest winds. Easily blown out by onshore winds Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around high tide. Crowds are never a problem here. Watch out for rocks.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Carrickfinn, 2 km from Mullaghderg Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Mullaghderg Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Donegal Arpt, 3 km from Mullaghderg Beach.

moderate winds from the SSW

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Mullaghderg Beach

Buoy Data:

At M4 Donegal Bay Buoy, 65 miles from Mullaghderg Beach.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 4.219
Average period (s) 7.617 8.086 7.969 8.086

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Overall Mullaghderg Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Mullaghderg Beach:

  • Closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    42 mi
  • Second closest city location
    42 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Coleraine (United Kingdom)
    68 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    77 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Ballymena (United Kingdom)
    84 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Mullaghderg Beach is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 77 km (48 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mullaghderg Beach is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 85 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland, 85 km (53 miles) away.
  • Connaught Airport (NOC) in Ireland is 128 km (80 miles) away.
  • Aldergrove (Belfast) Airport (BFS) in North Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Mullaghderg Beach and is 145 km (90 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Mullaghderg Beach, Donegal. Use the tab navigation above to view Mullaghderg Beach sea temperature, Mullaghderg Beach photographs, Mullaghderg Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Mullaghderg Beach webcams, current wind from Donegal live weather stations and Mullaghderg Beach 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 Mullaghderg Beach.