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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.0 °C

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Monday, 18 June 2018, 10:29 Local time
Monday 18
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 11 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 35
WSW 30
WSW 35
WSW 35
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Murder Hole Beach in Donegal is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ballyhiernan Bay, 7 km from Murder Hole Beach.

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Murder Hole Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Malin Head, 33 km from Murder Hole Beach.

strong winds from the WSW

Air temperature
12.7 °C

Current weather near Murder Hole Beach

Overall Murder Hole Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Town and city forecasts close to Murder Hole Beach:

  • Closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    25 mi
  • Second closest city location
    26 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Coleraine (United Kingdom)
    45 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Ballymena (United Kingdom)
    66 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    67 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Murder Hole Beach is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Murder Hole Beach is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 94 km (58 miles) away.
  • Third is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland is 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Aldergrove (Belfast) Airport (BFS) in North Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Murder Hole Beach and is 121 km (75 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Murder Hole Beach, Donegal. Use the tab navigation above to view Murder Hole Beach sea temperature, Murder Hole Beach photographs, Murder Hole Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Murder Hole Beach webcams, current wind from Donegal live weather stations and Murder Hole 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 Murder Hole Beach.