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Marble Hill Strand Surf Guide

Marble Hill Strand in Donegal is a sheltered beach break. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown.

Marble Hill Strand Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
9.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Marble Hill Strand:

The best conditions reported for surf at Marble Hill Strand 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 Marble Hill Strand (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Marble Hill Strand with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 6% of the time in November while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 65% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
6%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
29%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
65%
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 Marble Hill Strand 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 Marble Hill Strand is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 49 km (30 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Marble Hill Strand is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 88 km (55 miles) away.

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Marble Hill Strand Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 16:16 Local Time
Thursday 22Fri
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.3
N
0.3
N
0.3
N
0.3
N
Period (s) 6 6 9 8
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
E 15
SE 15
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
off off

Swell History at Marble Hill Strand

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

Wind History at Marble Hill Strand

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

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