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Silver Strand (Malin Beg)

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.5 °C

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Friday, 26 April 2019, 15:06 Local time
Friday 26Sat
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 12 12 11 10
Wind (km/h) 35
SSE 30
SSE 15
W 80
Wind State on on cross cross-

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Silver Strand (Malin Beg) in Donegal is a sheltered beach break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the north with some shelter here from northwest winds. Easily blown out by an onshore breeze Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. The location means that it never gets crowded.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Glencolumbkille, 5 km from Silver Strand (Malin Beg).

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Silver Strand (Malin Beg) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Finner, 40 km from Silver Strand (Malin Beg).

moderate winds from the SSW

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Air temperature
9.8 °C

Current weather near Silver Strand (Malin Beg)

Buoy Data:

At M4 Donegal Bay Buoy, 54 miles from Silver Strand (Malin Beg).

  8AM 9AM 10AM 11AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 4.219
Average period (s) 8.320 - - 7.969

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Overall Silver Strand (Malin Beg) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Ski Resorts closest to Silver Strand (Malin Beg):

  • Closest ski area
    Glencoe Mountain Resort (United Kingdom)
    205 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Nevis Range (United Kingdom)
    211 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Raise (United Kingdom)
    231 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Glenshee (United Kingdom)
    255 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Yad Moss (United Kingdom)
    257 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Silver Strand (Malin Beg):

  • Closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    62 mi
  • Second closest city location
    63 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    85 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Coleraine (United Kingdom)
    89 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    96 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Silver Strand (Malin Beg) is Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Silver Strand (Malin Beg) is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is Connaught Airport (NOC) in Ireland, 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland is 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Galway Airport (GWY) in Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Silver Strand (Malin Beg) and is 152 km (94 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Silver Strand (Malin Beg), Donegal. Use the tab navigation above to view Silver Strand (Malin Beg) sea temperature, Silver Strand (Malin Beg) photographs, Silver Strand (Malin Beg) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Silver Strand (Malin Beg) webcams, current wind from Donegal live weather stations and Silver Strand (Malin Beg) 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 Silver Strand (Malin Beg).