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Harbour ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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Harbour Surf Guide

Harbour in Donegal is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Harbour Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
7.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Harbour:

The best conditions reported for surf at Harbour 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 Harbour (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Harbour 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).

Explore Harbour Location Map

Interactive Harbour 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 Harbour is Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland, 29 km (18 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Harbour is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 43 km (27 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Harbour Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 21:51 Local Time
WedThursday 04
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 0.7
WSW
0.7
W
0.6
W
0.6
W
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 10
ENE 5
E 10
E
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Harbour

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

Wind History at Harbour

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Harbour: