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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 surf spot in Ireland. The water temperature around Barley Cove changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 9°C (48.3°F) in February up to 15.1°C (59.3°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 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 February at Barley Cove is about:
9°C (48°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Barley Cove. The next good one is Ownahincha, which is just 34.2km (21.2miles) away from Barley Cove. Click here for more information on Ownahincha and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Barley Cove is Long Strand, which is ca 35.6km (22.1miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Barley Cove?

There are not too many beaches near to Barley Cove. The next good one is Tragumna, which is 21.6km (13.4miles) away from Barley Cove. Another gorgeous beach near Barley Cove is Derrynane, which is roughly 25.3km (15.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Barley Cove?

The sea temperature at Barley Cove 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 required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Barley Cove. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to approximately 9°C (48°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 might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Barley Cove?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Barley Cove: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Barley Cove...

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