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Slivebawn Right Surf Guide

Slivebawn Right in Donegal is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the southwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north. There is no reef break. The location means that it never gets crowded. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Slivebawn Right Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
10.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Slivebawn Right:

The best conditions reported for surf at Slivebawn Right occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Slivebawn Right (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Slivebawn Right 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 10% of the time in November while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 76% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
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 Slivebawn Right 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 Slivebawn Right is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Slivebawn Right is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 76 km (47 miles) away.

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Slivebawn Right Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 13:24 Local Time
Monday 17
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 10 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
WNW 15
W 20
W 20
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Slivebawn Right

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

Wind History at Slivebawn Right

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

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