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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saggart, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saggart...

Saggart is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2144 people. The water temperature around Saggart varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.5°F) in March up to 14.3°C (57.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Saggart is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Saggart?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Saggart is approximately:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Saggart. The closest decent spot is Clogherhead, which is about 40.8km (51.6miles) away from Saggart. Click here to check out more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Saggart are Tramore, which is roughly 83km (51.6miles) away, and Hells Mouth, located ca 84.4km (52.4miles) from Saggart.

Are there nice beaches located close to Saggart?

Yes, there are several beautiful beaches in proximity to Saggart. The nearest one is Merrion Strand, which is just 10.2km (6.3miles) away from Saggart. Another gorgeous beach near Saggart is Sandymount Strand, which is approximately 10.7km (6.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Saggart?

The water temperature around Saggart is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Saggart?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Saggart: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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