Magilligan beach, Benone Strand, Coleraine, Derry
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    Magilligan Beach Information

    Magilligan Beach (Benone Strand) is located on the North West corner of Northern Ireland and stretches for 7 miles from Downhill to Magilligan Point.

    Magilligan foreland is Ireland’s largest coastal accumulation comprising some 32 square km of marine and wind-blown sand deposits.

    Facilities include car parking, shops, cafe/restaurant.

    Magilligan Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

    Magilligan Beach has dog restrictions. Magilligan beach only allows dogs on leads.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches around Coleraine, 5 beaches in Derry, or check our list of Derry Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing Water Quality


    No water quality measurement available for Magilligan Beach.

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  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Tuesday, with high temperatures peaking at 11°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Windy starting in the evening and light rain overnight.
     
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    8
       78%  75%   20 mph
      8:47 am    3:59 pm
    Saturday, Dec 15th
     Rain and windy throughout the day.
     
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    10
       100%  100%   19 mph
      8:48 am    3:59 pm

    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    8
       63%  72%   13 mph
      8:49 am    3:59 pm
    Monday, Dec 17th
     Overcast throughout the day and windy starting in the afternoon.
     
    5
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    11
       70%  77%   19 mph
      8:50 am    3:59 pm

    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Rain and windy in the morning.
     
    7
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    11
       87%  90%   17 mph
      8:51 am    3:59 pm
    Wednesday, Dec 19th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    7
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    8
       55%  89%   18 mph
      8:51 am    4:00 pm

    Thursday, Dec 20th
     Foggy in the morning.
     
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    9
       75%  70%   16 mph
      8:52 am    4:00 pm
    Friday, Dec 21st
     Foggy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    6
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    7
       89%  96%   8 mph
      8:53 am    4:00 pm

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