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Fanad Head Reef Surf Forecast / Donegal / Ireland

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 IST
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Fanad Head Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fanad Head Reef sea temperature is 9.8 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.3 max: 11.6 min: 9.3 °C)
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Fanad Head Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fanad Head Reef sea temperature is 9.8 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.3 max: 11.6 min: 9.3 °C)

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22 km away, 1 h 10 min ago

Moderate
29 km/h
S
10.6
9.8
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Fanad Head Reef today?

The current surf forecast for Fanad Head Reef at 11AM is: 1.3m 12s primary swell from a North-northwest direction (forecast issued at 06:00am May 11). An open ocean swell of 0.4m 3s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (IST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)4ft (1.2m)12s
Afternoon (11 May)4.5ft (1.3m)11s
Evening (11 May)4.5ft (1.3m)11s

Table - waves today at Fanad Head Reef. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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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)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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1.1
NNW
1.1
NNW
1.3
NNW
1.3
NNW
1.3
NNW
1.3
NNW
1.3
NNW
1.2
NNW
1.1
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.7
NNW
0.7
NNW
0.7
NNW
0.7
NNW
0.5
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.6
W
0.6
W
0.5
WNW
0.9
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
1.1
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.2
W
1.2
W
1.3
WNW
1.3
W
1.3
W
1.2
W
1
W
0.9
W
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25
SSE
30
SSE
30
SSE
25
SSE
20
SE
20
SE
15
SE
10
SE
10
E
5
S
5
SSE
15
S
10
W
5
SW
5
SW
10
S
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
SSE
5
NNE
10
NNE
15
NNE
15
ENE
5
ESE
5
ESE
5
SE
10
SSE
10
ESE
15
E
20
ESE
20
SE
20
SE
20
SE
20
SE
25
SSE
30
SE
25
SSE
20
SE
15
SE
10
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
10
SSW
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SE
15
SE
10
SE
10
ENE
15
NE
10
NE
5
NNW
10
W
15
WNW
20
WNW
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglasscross-
off
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crossglassglasscross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
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off
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
6:43AM
3.18
7:01PM
3.14
7:14AM
3.15
7:31PM
3.15
7:45AM
3.08
8:02PM
3.12
8:16AM
2.96
8:34PM
3.03
8:49AM
2.82
9:08PM
2.90
9:23AM
2.65
9:47PM
2.76
10:03AM
2.48
10:33PM
2.61
10:54AM
2.33
12:53PM
0.28
1:07AM
0.33
1:22PM
0.30
1:39AM
0.35
1:52PM
0.36
2:11AM
0.42
2:22PM
0.45
2:45AM
0.55
2:54PM
0.58
3:21AM
0.71
3:29PM
0.72
4:01AM
0.88
4:10PM
0.87
4:52AM
1.03

Note: the tide data above is for Ballyhiernan Bay which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Fanad Head Reef.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Fanad Head Reef blow from the SSE

Tuesday
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Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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