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Trá Na Rosan

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.8 °C

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Monday, 10 December 2018, 10:23 Local time
Monday 10
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 15 14 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 15
SSE 20
SE 25
Wind State cross-
off off off

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Trá Na Rosan in Donegal is a fairly exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the south southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide. Crowds are never a problem here.

Ireland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Clonmass Bay (Ards), 7 km from Trá Na Rosan.

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Trá Na Rosan Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ballyboe Falcarragh wx, 17 km from Trá Na Rosan.


Air temperature
6.6 °C

Current weather near Trá Na Rosan

Buoy Data:

At Blackstones WaveNet Site, 65 miles from Trá Na Rosan.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 4.1
Dominant period (s) 15.4 15.4 15.4 14.3

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Overall Trá Na Rosan Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Trá Na Rosan Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Trá Na Rosan:

  • Closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    25 mi
  • Second closest city location
    25 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Coleraine (United Kingdom)
    46 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Ballymena (United Kingdom)
    67 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Lisburn (United Kingdom)
    67 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Trá Na Rosan is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Trá Na Rosan is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Third is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland is 116 km (72 miles) away.
  • Aldergrove (Belfast) Airport (BFS) in North Ireland is the fifth nearest airport to Trá Na Rosan and is 121 km (75 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Trá Na Rosan, Donegal. Use the tab navigation above to view Trá Na Rosan sea temperature, Trá Na Rosan photographs, Trá Na Rosan detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Trá Na Rosan webcams, current wind from Donegal live weather stations and Trá Na Rosan 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 Trá Na Rosan.