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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near An Ros, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about An Ros...

An Ros is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 9231 people. The water temperature around An Ros has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.4°C (45.3°F) in February up to 15.2°C (59.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since An Ros 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 An Ros?

The current water temperature in the month of May near An Ros is approximately:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to An Ros. The next good one is Clogherhead, which is about 23.7km (50miles) away from An Ros. Click here for more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near An Ros are Hells Mouth, which is approximately 80.5km (50miles) away, and Tramore, located ca 104.1km (64.6miles) from An Ros.

Are there beaches close to An Ros?

Yes, there are a few other nice beaches in proximity to An Ros. The nearest one is Ardmore Beach, which is only 0.5km (0.3miles) away from An Ros. Another beautiful beach near An Ros is Rush, which is ca 0.6km (0.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for An Ros?

The water temperature around An Ros is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to approximately 7°C (45°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to An Ros?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when water temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to An Ros: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about An Ros...

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