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Trá Mór (Sheephaven Bay) Surf Guide

Trá Mór (Sheephaven Bay) in Donegal is a sheltered beach break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around high tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown.

Trá Mór (Sheephaven Bay) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
7.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Trá Mór (Sheephaven Bay):

The best conditions reported for surf at Trá Mór (Sheephaven Bay) 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 Trá Mór (Sheephaven Bay) (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Trá Mór (Sheephaven Bay) 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 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 35% 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
49%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
35%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Trá Mór (Sheephaven Bay) Location Map

Interactive Trá Mór (Sheephaven Bay) 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 Trá Mór (Sheephaven Bay) is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Trá Mór (Sheephaven Bay) is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 86 km (53 miles) away.

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Trá Mór (Sheephaven Bay) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 12:24 Local Time
Monday 08
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 0.4
N
0.4
N
0.4
N
1.0
W
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 20
SSW 15
SSE 15
S
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Trá Mór (Sheephaven Bay)

Surf stats for Trá Mór (Sheephaven Bay), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Trá Mór (Sheephaven Bay)

Wind stats for Trá Mór (Sheephaven Bay), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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