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

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

Baltinglass is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 2061 people. The water temperature around Baltinglass changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 7.6°C (45.6°F) in March up to 15.3°C (59.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Baltinglass 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 Baltinglass?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Baltinglass is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near Baltinglass?

There are not too many surf spots close to Baltinglass. A good spot nearby is Tramore, which is about 57km (37.6miles) away from Baltinglass. Click here for directions and for more information on Tramore and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Baltinglass are Annestown, which is approximately 60.6km (37.6miles) away, and Clogherhead, located roughly 66.4km (41.3miles) from Baltinglass.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Baltinglass. One beach, which is not too far away, is Ballymoney, which is only 27km (16.8miles) away from Baltinglass. Another gorgeous beach near Baltinglass is Brittas Bay North, which is 27.2km (16.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Baltinglass?

The water temperature around Baltinglass is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Baltinglass. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy 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 close to Baltinglass?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Baltinglass: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Baltinglass...

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