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

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

Ballybunion South is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Ballybunion South has average variability year round. 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 shown in the interactive table 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 South 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 South?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

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

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are several beautiful beaches in proximity to Ballybunion South. The nearest one is Ballybunion South, which is only 0km (0miles) away from Ballybunion South. Another good beach near Ballybunion South is Ballyheigue, which is ca 10.7km (6.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Ballybunion South?

The sea temperature at Ballybunion South 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 a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 8°C (46°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Ballybunion South?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ballybunion South: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ballybunion South...

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