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Bundoran ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.4
Consistency of Surf: 3.6
Difficulty Level: 3.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.2
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.6

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Bundoran break guidePhoto by: Colm Cambeck

Bundoran Surf Guide

Bundoran in Donegal is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest.. It's sometimes crowded here.

Bundoran Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bundoran:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bundoran occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bundoran (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bundoran with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 40% of the time in April while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
40%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
55%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
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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Interactive Bundoran surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Bundoran is Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bundoran is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 42 km (26 miles) away.

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Bundoran Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 03:44 Local Time
Friday 23
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
Period (s) 11 11 12 14
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
E 20
ESE 20
SE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
off

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Swell History at Bundoran

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Wind History at Bundoran

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