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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Barley Cove, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Barley Cove...

Barley Cove is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Barley Cove has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.3°C (45.2°F) in February up to 17.8°C (64°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Barley Cove 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 Barley Cove?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Barley Cove is ca:
11°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Barley Cove?

There are not many surf spots close to Barley Cove. The closest decent spot is Clogherhead, which is just 10.8km (59.1miles) away from Barley Cove. Click here for directions and for more information on Clogherhead and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Barley Cove are Bundoran, which is roughly 95.1km (59.1miles) away, and Tullan Strand, located ca 95.3km (59.2miles) from Barley Cove.

Are there any other sandy beaches close to Barley Cove?

There are several other beautiful beaches close to Barley Cove. The closest one is Trá an Dóilín, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Barley Cove. Another nice beach near Barley Cove is Laytown Bettystown, which is 3.9km (2.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Barley Cove?

The sea temperature at Barley Cove is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Barley Cove. However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 7°C (45°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some 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 advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Barley Cove?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Barley Cove: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Barley Cove...

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