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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ardmore Beach, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ardmore Beach...

Ardmore Beach is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Ardmore Beach changes moderately during 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Ardmore Beach 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 at Ardmore Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Ardmore Beach is ca:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Ardmore Beach. The next good one is Clogherhead, which is roughly 24km (49.7miles) away from Ardmore Beach. Click here for more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ardmore Beach are Hells Mouth, which is roughly 80km (49.7miles) away, and Tramore, located ca 104.2km (64.7miles) from Ardmore Beach.

Are there any other white sand beaches located close to Ardmore Beach?

There are several nice beaches near to Ardmore Beach. The nearest one is Rush, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Ardmore Beach. Another beautiful beach near Ardmore Beach is Loughshinny Beach, which is approximately 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Ardmore Beach?

The sea temperature at Ardmore Beach 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 required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Ardmore Beach?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving 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 summer when sea temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ardmore Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ardmore Beach...

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