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Tullan Strand ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.4

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Tullan Strand break guidePhoto by: Greg

Tullan Strand Surf Guide

Tullan Strand in Donegal is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

Tullan Strand Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s44.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
7.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tullan Strand:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tullan Strand occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Tullan Strand 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 38% of the time in February while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
38%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tullan Strand Location Map

Interactive Tullan 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 Tullan Strand is Sligo Airport (SXL) in Ireland, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tullan Strand is St Angelo (Enniskillen) Airport (ENK) in England, 42 km (26 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Tullan Strand Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 06:49 Local Time
Monday 08
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 1.3
W
1.6
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.6
W
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 10
S 15
S 20
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Tullan Strand

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

Wind History at Tullan Strand

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

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    • Icon  s43.6
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    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s44.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away

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