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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.8 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 00:41 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - 16 16
Wind (km/h) 30
SSE 15
S 10
Wind State off cross-

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Murder Hole Beach in Donegal is an exposed beach break that is often working. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. The location means that it never gets crowded. 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 MalinHead, 33 km from Murder Hole Beach.

fresh winds from the SE

Intermittent moderate drizzle
Air temperature
9.4 °C

Current weather near Murder Hole Beach

Buoy Data:

At Blackstones WaveNet Site, 63 miles from Murder Hole Beach.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 4.5
Dominant period (s) 11.8 12.5 13.3 13.3

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Overall Murder Hole Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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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.