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

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

Ballygerry is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1123 people. The water temperature around Ballygerry varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 8.4°C (47.1°F) in February up to 14.3°C (57.8°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Ballygerry 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 Ballygerry?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Ballygerry is about:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Ballygerry. A spot that might be worth checking out is Tramore, which is 32.7km (24.9miles) away from Ballygerry. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tramore and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ballygerry are Annestown, which is 40.1km (24.9miles) away, and Newgale, located 59.4km (36.9miles) from Ballygerry.

Are there beaches near by?

There are more beaches in close proximity to Ballygerry. The closest one is Rosslare Strand, which is just 2.1km (1.3miles) away from Ballygerry. Another gorgeous beach near Ballygerry is Clonea Beach, which is ca 7.1km (4.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ballygerry?

The sea temperature around Ballygerry is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to nearly 8°C (47°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, 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 have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Ballygerry?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during fall when temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ballygerry: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ballygerry...

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