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

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

Ballyfermot is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 8558 people. The water temperature around Ballyfermot changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.5°F) in March up to 14.3°C (57.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ballyfermot 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 Ballyfermot?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Ballyfermot is approximately:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots close to Ballyfermot?

There are not too many surf spots close to Ballyfermot. The closest decent spot is Clogherhead, which is just 35.8km (51.5miles) away from Ballyfermot. Click here for more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Ballyfermot are Hells Mouth, which is 83km (51.5miles) away, and Tramore, located 88.5km (55miles) from Ballyfermot.

Are there nice beaches close to Ballyfermot?

Yes, there are several other nice beaches close to Ballyfermot. The nearest one is Merrion Strand, which is 6.5km (4miles) away from Ballyfermot. Another beach near Ballyfermot is Sandymount Strand, which is roughly 6.6km (4.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Ballyfermot?

The water temperature around Ballyfermot is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of nearly 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods 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 close to Ballyfermot?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ballyfermot: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ballyfermot...

Do you know what the the city Beniarbeig in Spain, the geo Crater Shoal , and the city Echarri in Spain have in common with Ballyfermot? Click on the links to find out...