Magilligan Beach

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 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 at Coleraine, 5 beaches in Derry, or check our list of Derry Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (S)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (SSE)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 16.2℃ with wind speed 8.8 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 10.2℃ to 11.2℃ with wind speed 1.2 m/sec (ENE)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 10.3℃ to 11.3℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 12.6℃ to 13℃ with wind speed 7.7 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Oct 08
Expect a temp in the range 8.5℃ to 9.4℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (SW)

Coleraine weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Magilligan Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Magilligan Beach is at Portrush 13.70 km (8.51 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Sun 02 Oct
   Low Tide at 04:35 (Height 0.97m)
   High Tide at 11:35 (Height 1.75m)
   Low Tide at 17:22 (Height 0.97m)
Mon 03 Oct
   High Tide at 00:42 (Height 1.61m)
   Low Tide at 06:39 (Height 1.06m)
   High Tide at 13:20 (Height 1.77m)
   Low Tide at 19:41 (Height 1.00m)
Tue 04 Oct
   High Tide at 02:39 (Height 1.60m)
   Low Tide at 08:29 (Height 1.05m)
   High Tide at 14:41 (Height 1.87m)
   Low Tide at 21:39 (Height 0.89m)
Wed 05 Oct
   High Tide at 03:57 (Height 1.65m)
   Low Tide at 09:34 (Height 0.96m)
   High Tide at 15:39 (Height 1.99m)
   Low Tide at 22:30 (Height 0.77m)
Thu 06 Oct
   High Tide at 04:41 (Height 1.72m)
   Low Tide at 10:10 (Height 0.83m)
   High Tide at 16:20 (Height 2.13m)
   Low Tide at 22:59 (Height 0.67m)
Fri 07 Oct
   High Tide at 05:09 (Height 1.79m)
   Low Tide at 10:42 (Height 0.67m)
   High Tide at 16:56 (Height 2.27m)
   Low Tide at 23:25 (Height 0.57m)
Sat 08 Oct
   High Tide at 05:35 (Height 1.89m)
   Low Tide at 11:13 (Height 0.50m)
   High Tide at 17:32 (Height 2.38m)
   Low Tide at 23:52 (Height 0.50m)

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