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Trá Na Rosan Surf Guide

Trá Na Rosan in Donegal is a reasonably exposed beach break that has reliable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the south southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around high tide. The location means that it never gets crowded.

Trá Na Rosan Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
13.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Trá Na Rosan:

The best conditions reported for surf at Trá Na Rosan occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Trá Na Rosan (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Trá Na Rosan with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in February while 12% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 83% 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).

Explore Trá Na Rosan Location Map

Interactive Trá Na Rosan 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 Na Rosan is Londonderry Eglinton Airport (LDY) in North Ireland, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Trá Na Rosan is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 93 km (58 miles) away.

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Trá Na Rosan Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 25 June 2022, 06:32 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
off off off

Swell History at Trá Na Rosan

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

Wind History at Trá Na Rosan

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

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