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Brinlack Point (Bloody Foreland) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.3

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Brinlack Point (Bloody Foreland) break guidePhoto by: Fergal

Brinlack Point (Bloody Foreland) Surf Guide

Brinlack Point (Bloody Foreland) in Donegal is an exposed point break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the east and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Easily blown out by onshore winds Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. There is no point break. The location means that it never gets crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Brinlack Point (Bloody Foreland) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
9.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Brinlack Point (Bloody Foreland):

The best conditions reported for surf at Brinlack Point (Bloody Foreland) occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Brinlack Point (Bloody Foreland) (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Brinlack Point (Bloody Foreland) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 31% of the time in April while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 12% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
31%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
12%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Brinlack Point (Bloody Foreland) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 15:23 Local Time
Friday 23Sat
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.5
W
0.7
W
0.9
W
0.9
W
Period (s) 14 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 15
ESE 15
ESE 10
ESE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Brinlack Point (Bloody Foreland)

Surf stats for Brinlack Point (Bloody Foreland), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Brinlack Point (Bloody Foreland)

Wind stats for Brinlack Point (Bloody Foreland), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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