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

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

Ballyconnell is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1061 people. The water temperature around Ballyconnell changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.3°C (45.2°F) in February up to 16.2°C (61.2°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 Ballyconnell 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 Ballyconnell?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Ballyconnell is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Ballyconnell. The next good one is Bundoran, which is 37.8km (23.7miles) away from Ballyconnell. Click here for directions and for more information on Bundoran and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ballyconnell are Tullan Strand, which is roughly 38.2km (23.7miles) away, and Rossnowlagh, located ca 39.4km (24.5miles) from Ballyconnell.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Ballyconnell?

There are not many beaches near to Ballyconnell. A beach that might be worth checking out is Keeldra Lough, which is just 15.8km (9.8miles) away from Ballyconnell. Another gorgeous beach near Ballyconnell is Warren, approximately 30km (18.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Ballyconnell?

The sea temperature around Ballyconnell is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°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 fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Ballyconnell?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary 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. However, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ballyconnell: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ballyconnell...

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