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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ballybunion North, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ballybunion North...

Ballybunion North is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Ballybunion North changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.9°C (46.3°F) in March up to 16.6°C (61.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ballybunion North 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 Ballybunion North?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Ballybunion North is about:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Ballybunion North. The closest one is Ballybunion, which is 0.3km (8.3miles) away from Ballybunion North. Click here for directions and for more information on Ballybunion and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Ballybunion North are Banna Strand-Sandy Lane, which is roughly 13.3km (8.3miles) away, and Doughmore Beach, located ca 18.6km (11.5miles) from Ballybunion North.

Are there any other beaches located close to Ballybunion North?

Yes, there are a few nice beaches in proximity to Ballybunion North. The closest one is Ballybunion South, which is 0km (0miles) away from Ballybunion North. Another beautiful beach near Ballybunion North is Ballyheigue, which is 10.7km (6.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Ballybunion North?

The water temperature at Ballybunion North is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Ballybunion North. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 8°C (46°F). During these months, 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ballybunion North?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ballybunion North: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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