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Righthand reef at Slivebawn, Slivebawn Right photo

Slivebawn Right

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.2 °C

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Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 00:03 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 30
SSW 50
SSE 40
SW 50
Wind State off cross-
off off

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Slivebawn Right in Donegal is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the southwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the north. There is no reef break. Crowds are never a problem here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Five Finger Strand, 6 km from Slivebawn Right.

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Slivebawn Right Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Malin Head, 2 km from Slivebawn Right.

fresh winds from the SE

Moderate to heavy rain showers
Air temperature
7.5 °C

Current weather near Slivebawn Right

Overall Slivebawn Right Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Slivebawn Right:

  • Closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    26 mi
  • Second closest city location
    26 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Coleraine (United Kingdom)
    30 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Ballymena (United Kingdom)
    55 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    65 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Slivebawn Right is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Slivebawn Right is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Aldergrove (Belfast) Airport (BFS) in North Ireland, 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England is 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • City (Belfast) Airport (BHD) in North Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Slivebawn Right and is 125 km (78 miles) away.
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