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Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.5 °C

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Sunday, 16 December 2018, 19:17 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 25
SSW 20
SSW 20
Wind State off off cross-

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Stroove in Donegal is a sheltered beach break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north. The beach break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Magillian Point, 6 km from Stroove.

IS AT (local time)

Stroove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At MagilliganNO2, 9 km from Stroove.

light winds from the S

no report
Air temperature
5.2 °C

Current weather near Stroove

Buoy Data:

At Blackstones WaveNet Site, 57 miles from Stroove.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.7
Dominant period (s) 13.3 13.3 12.5 12.5

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Overall Stroove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Stroove:

  • Closest city location
    Coleraine (United Kingdom)
    12 mi
  • Second closest city location
    22 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    23 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Ballymena (United Kingdom)
    37 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    50 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Stroove is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Stroove is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is Aldergrove (Belfast) Airport (BFS) in North Ireland, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • City (Belfast) Airport (BHD) in North Ireland is 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Stroove and is 104 km (65 miles) away.
Stroove break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Stroove, Donegal. Use the tab navigation above to view Stroove sea temperature, Stroove photographs, Stroove detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Stroove webcams, current wind from Donegal live weather stations and Stroove 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 Stroove.