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Silver Strand (Malin Beg) Surf Forecast / Donegal / Ireland

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Friday 20 May 2022 IST
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Silver Strand (Malin Beg) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Silver Strand (Malin Beg) sea temperature is 12.3 °C (Statistics for 20 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.3 max: 12.6 min: 9.7 °C)
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Silver Strand (Malin Beg) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Silver Strand (Malin Beg) sea temperature is 12.3 °C (Statistics for 20 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.3 max: 12.6 min: 9.7 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 40 km away suggest it is still onshore at Silver Strand (Malin Beg) (moderate winds from the S at Finner).

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40 km away, 59 min ago

Moderate
22 km/h
S
12.3
12.3
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Silver Strand (Malin Beg) this week:

The surf forecast for Silver Strand (Malin Beg) over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Saturday (May 21) at 4PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.7m and 9s period with a secondary swell of 0.1m and 15s. The wind is predicted to be onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Silver Strand (Malin Beg) in the next 12 days are 5.5m 14s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (May 26) at 7PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.0m 5s period and expected on Tuesday (May 24) at 7AM.

Wave TypeTime (IST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 4PM (Sat 21st May)5.5ft (1.7m) 9s
Best Surf 4AM (Fri 27th May)15ft (4.5m) 14s
Most Powerful 7PM (Thu 26th May)18ft (5.5m) 14s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Silver Strand (Malin Beg) over the next 12 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
Friday
20
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
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1.6
WSW
2
W
2.2
W
2
W
1.7
W
1.9
WSW
1.6
WSW
1
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
1.1
WNW
1
W
1.1
W
2.2
WSW
2.5
W
3
W
3
W
4.5
WNW
5
WNW
5
WNW
4
WNW
3
WNW
2.3
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.7
WNW
2.3
W
3
W
3.5
WNW
3.5
WNW
5.5
WNW
4.5
NW
2.5
NW
1.5
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.8
W
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35
SSW
40
WSW
30
WSW
35
SW
20
S
35
SSW
15
W
0
NNW
15
NNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
30
WNW
25
WNW
30
W
50
SW
50
W
50
W
40
W
45
W
50
W
50
W
30
W
20
W
30
SW
40
WSW
35
W
20
NW
15
WSW
0
WNW
15
SE
20
SE
20
SSE
25
SE
20
SE
15
WNW
10
E
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcrossglassoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross
10:02PM
3.24
10:37AM
2.66
11:07PM
3.08
11:51AM
2.44
12:22AM
2.96
1:14PM
2.36
1:40AM
2.93
2:32PM
2.43
2:49AM
2.97
3:34PM
2.58
3:46AM
3.03
4:23PM
2.75
4:33AM
3.07
5:04PM
2.91
5:13AM
3.09
5:40PM
3.04
5:51AM
3.09
6:14PM
3.14
6:26AM
3.07
6:47PM
3.18
7:01AM
3.02
7:20PM
3.19
3:39PM
0.46
4:31AM
0.49
4:38PM
0.68
5:45AM
0.67
5:48PM
0.86
7:06AM
0.75
7:08PM
0.94
8:23AM
0.71
8:24PM
0.91
9:25AM
0.61
9:28PM
0.80
10:13AM
0.50
10:21PM
0.69
10:53AM
0.42
11:05PM
0.58
11:29AM
0.36
11:45PM
0.49
12:02PM
0.34
12:22AM
0.44
12:34PM
0.34
12:57AM
0.42
1:06PM
0.38
1:33AM
0.45

Note: the tide data above is for Glencolumbkille which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Silver Strand (Malin Beg).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Silver Strand (Malin Beg) blow from the N

Friday
20
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
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5:20--5:18--5:18--5:16--5:15--5:13--5:11--5:11--5:09--5:09--5:07--5:07--
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Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 20mm), heaviest during Fri morning. Very mild (max 14°C on Sat afternoon, min 10°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Fri afternoon, calm by Sun afternoon).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Mon night. Very mild (max 12°C on Mon afternoon, min 11°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the WNW on Mon morning, near gales from the W by Tue night).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Moderate rain (total 15mm), heaviest on Fri night. Very mild (max 13°C on Fri night, min 10°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the W on Thu morning, light winds from the SSW by Fri afternoon).

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Warm (max 20°C on Mon afternoon, min 11°C on Sun morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Silver Strand (Malin Beg) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Silver Strand (Malin Beg) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Silver Strand (Malin Beg) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Silver Strand (Malin Beg) 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 (Silver Strand (Malin Beg)) 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 Silver Strand (Malin Beg) 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.

Silver Strand (Malin Beg) is 21 km (13 miles) from Killybegs. If you plan a holiday in Donegal, look for hotels and other accommodation in Killybegs. Killybegs has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.