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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ballyloughane Beach, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ballyloughane Beach...

Ballyloughane Beach is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Ballyloughane Beach changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.6°C (45.8°F) in February up to 16.3°C (61.3°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 Ballyloughane Beach 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 Ballyloughane Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Ballyloughane Beach is about:
9°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Ballyloughane Beach. The closest decent spot is Fanore, which is about 12.9km (13.8miles) away from Ballyloughane Beach. Click here for more information on Fanore and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ballyloughane Beach are Crab Island, which is ca 22.3km (13.8miles) away, and Lahinch beach, located ca 25.4km (15.8miles) from Ballyloughane Beach.

Are there any other beaches located close to Ballyloughane Beach?

There are several beautiful beaches in proximity to Ballyloughane Beach. The nearest one is Salthill Beach, which is 0km (0miles) away from Ballyloughane Beach. Another good beach near Ballyloughane Beach is Grattan Road Beach, which is roughly 0.1km (0miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Ballyloughane Beach?

The sea temperature at Ballyloughane Beach 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 a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Ballyloughane Beach. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to approximately 8°C (46°F). During these months, 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 good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Ballyloughane Beach?

Due to comparatively large 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 winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ballyloughane Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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