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

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

Ballymoney is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Ballymoney varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.6°C (43.9°F) in March up to 14.8°C (58.6°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Ballymoney 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 Ballymoney?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Ballymoney is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Ballymoney. A good spot nearby is Tramore, which is just 52.7km (36.6miles) away from Ballymoney. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tramore and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Ballymoney are Annestown, which is 58.8km (36.6miles) away, and Hells Mouth, located roughly 69.2km (43miles) from Ballymoney.

Are there any other nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are other beautiful beaches close to Ballymoney. The closest one is Courtown, which is just 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Ballymoney. Another beautiful beach near Ballymoney is Morriscastle, which is 11.6km (7.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Ballymoney?

The water temperature at Ballymoney is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Ballymoney. Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures reach lows of 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ballymoney?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit 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. However, the conditions usually change during fall when water temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ballymoney: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ballymoney...

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