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

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

Bailieborough is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2530 people. The water temperature around Bailieborough changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 7.3°C (45.2°F) in February up to 17.8°C (64°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Bailieborough 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 Bailieborough?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Bailieborough is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Bailieborough. A spot, which is not too far away, is Clogherhead, which is about 29.8km (40.8miles) away from Bailieborough. Click here to check out more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bailieborough are Bundoran, which is ca 65.7km (40.8miles) away, and Tullan Strand, located 66km (41miles) from Bailieborough.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Bailieborough. One beach, which is not too far away, is Kells, which is 13.6km (8.5miles) away from Bailieborough. Another nice beach near Bailieborough is Shelling Hill Templetown, approximately 24.2km (15miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Bailieborough?

The water temperature around Bailieborough is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bailieborough?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during 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 (45-54°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bailieborough: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bailieborough...

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