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Drumnacraig Beach Surf Forecast / Donegal / Ireland

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Wednesday 24 Feb 2021 GMT
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Drumnacraig Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Drumnacraig Beach sea temperature is 7.5 °C (Statistics for 24 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 8.6 max: 9.5 min: 7.7 °C)
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Drumnacraig Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Drumnacraig Beach sea temperature is 7.5 °C (Statistics for 24 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 8.6 max: 9.5 min: 7.7 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Drumnacraig Beach (fresh winds from the SSW at Malin Head 23 km from Drumnacraig Beach). 5.1m 14 s period wind swell from W

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23 km away, 43 min ago

Moderate
32 km/h
SSW
7.9
7.5
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Drumnacraig Beach this week:

The most powerful waves expected at Drumnacraig Beach in the next 7 days are 0.8m 4s and forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Mar 02) at 12AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 4.5m 14s period and expected on Wednesday (Feb 24) at 9PM.

Wave TypeTime (GMT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)--
Best Surf--
Most Powerful12AM (Tue 2nd Mar)2.5ft (0.8m) 4s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Drumnacraig Beach over the next 7 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Wed
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
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T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
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4.5
WSW
4.5
W
4
W
4
W
3
W
2.4
W
2.4
WSW
4.5
W
3.5
W
3.5
W
3
W
2.5
W
3.5
W
3
W
2.5
W
0.6
E
0.8
SE
1.3
W
0.5
SE
0.8
SSE
2
WSW
1.8
W
1.5
WSW
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30
SW
30
SW
30
WSW
30
WSW
15
S
20
SSE
25
S
15
S
15
SSW
10
WSW
10
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSE
15
SSE
10
SE
25
SE
20
SE
20
SSE
20
SSE
25
SSE
25
SW
30
WSW
10
SSE
offcross-
off
offoffcross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
offcross-
off
4:34PM
2.67
4:55AM
2.98
5:12PM
2.91
5:31AM
3.26
5:48PM
3.12
6:06AM
3.51
6:24PM
3.28
6:42AM
3.69
7:01PM
3.37
7:19AM
3.77
7:38PM
3.37
7:57AM
3.72
8:17PM
3.30
8:38AM
3.55
9:00PM
3.14
10:40PM
0.62
11:08AM
0.52
11:17PM
0.37
11:45AM
0.26
11:52PM
0.15
12:21PM
0.05
12:27AM
-0.02
12:57PM
-0.09
1:04AM
-0.10
1:35PM
-0.13
1:41AM
-0.09
2:13PM
-0.05
2:22AM
0.02
2:54PM
0.12

Note: the tide data above is for Ballyhiernan Bay which is 6 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Drumnacraig Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Drumnacraig Beach blow from the WSW

Wed
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
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--7:30--7:26--7:24--7:22--7:20--7:16--7:15--
5:54--5:57--5:59--6:00--6:02--6:06--6:07--6:09-

Short Range Forecast: Some drizzle, heaviest during Wed night. Cool air temperatures (max 11°C on Wed afternoon, min 5°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Wed night, light winds from the WSW by Sat afternoon).

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Cool air temperatures (max 10°C on Tue afternoon, min 4°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Sun afternoon, fresh winds from the SW by Tue night).

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Information about the Drumnacraig Beach Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Drumnacraig Beach provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Drumnacraig Beach can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Drumnacraig Beach surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Drumnacraig Beach) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Drumnacraig Beach may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Drumnacraig Beach is 23 km (14 miles) from the city of Malin Head. If you plan a holiday in Donegal, look for hotels and other accommodation in Malin Head. Malin Head has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.