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The Peak ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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The Peak Spot ID

The Peak photo

The Peak

Photo credit: Milan Gruenfeld

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.5 °C

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Thursday, 21 September 2017, 04:26 Local time
Thursday 21
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Wave (m) 0.7
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W
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W
0.7
WSW
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
WNW 5
SW 10
SSW 15
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Wind State glass cross cross-
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The Peak in Donegal is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bundoran, 1 km from The Peak.

IS AT (local time)

The Peak Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ballaghaderreen, 67 km from The Peak.

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Current weather near The Peak

Overall The Peak Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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The Peak Location Maps

The Peak Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to The Peak:

  • Closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    52 mi
  • Second closest city location
    52 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    65 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Craigavon (United Kingdom)
    76 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Coleraine (United Kingdom)
    78 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to The Peak is Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Peak is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • Third is Connaught Airport (NOC) in Ireland, 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland is 94 km (58 miles) away.
  • Aldergrove (Belfast) Airport (BFS), also in North Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to The Peak and is 134 km (83 miles) away.
The Peak break location map and break info

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