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Easily found at the foot of Knockalla mountain at the end of Ballymastocker Bay, Fanad Head / Lough Swilly
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Alternative name Knockalla
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Best tide position
Best tide movement
It needs a good swell in the north of Ireland to send waves funnelling down Lough Swilly. The headland catches this swell at the end of Ballymastoker and produces good beach break and frequent offshore winds.
Watch out for the rip along the rocks at mid tide. But the best peak is often off the rocks at high tide.
A nice wave, rarely huge, but often in the 2-3ft range and always deserted. Still more of a winter break, and summer is good for kids and longboards.
By ruth , 13-09-2007
who's that red head - who's that cute red head guy who rips here! he goes really deep!!!
By Anonymous , 27-08-2007
Wave becoming localised - This spot is now heavily localised , big argument in the water last week when some guys from Dublin started dropping in on the locals. If you can't repect the locals don't surf this break.
By Anonymous , 17-06-2007
very poor waves - been hanging around knockalla for a few months now and its closes out most of the time and the quaility of the wave is pure crap its a petty though it was better and as for fanad beach its real shit ,very weak
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