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Gweebara Heads left Surf Guide

Gweebara Heads left in Donegal is a quite exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the east and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. No beach break here An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Watch out for rocks.

Gweebara Heads left Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
8.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Gweebara Heads left:

The best conditions reported for surf at Gweebara Heads left occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Gweebara Heads left with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 16% of the time in January while 76% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
76%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Gweebara Heads left Location Map

Interactive Gweebara Heads left 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 Gweebara Heads left is Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland, 68 km (42 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Gweebara Heads left is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 71 km (44 miles) away.

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Gweebara Heads left Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 05:39 Local Time
Tuesday 13
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.4
NW
1.4
NW
1.2
NW
1.2
WNW
Period (s) 10 10 10 9
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 10
S 10
W 15
W
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Swell History at Gweebara Heads left

Surf stats for Gweebara Heads left, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Gweebara Heads left

Wind stats for Gweebara Heads left, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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We hope you find the new 12-day forecasts and additional details useful.

Kudos to everyone who helped us debug this over the past 3 months.

Be sure to click on the Advanced Surf option to see extra details about the sea-state. Look out for crossing swells and short period local wind swells and chop that will often spoil a groundswell even if the wind is perfect. As yet there is no allowance for this in the swell rating. This is something we are working on.