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

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

Belmullet is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 1089 people. The water temperature around Belmullet varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 8.8°C (47.8°F) in March up to 16.2°C (61.2°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 Belmullet 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 Belmullet?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Belmullet is about:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Belmullet. A spot that might be worth checking out is Kilcummin, which is roughly 30.8km (21.2miles) away from Belmullet. Click here to check out more information on Kilcummin and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Belmullet are Carrowniskey, which is 34.1km (21.2miles) away, and Inishcrone, located 35.7km (22.2miles) from Belmullet.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are a few beaches near to Belmullet. The nearest one is Belmullet: Elly Bay, which is just 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Belmullet. Another gorgeous beach near Belmullet is Belmullet: Mullaghroe Beach, which is approximately 0.2km (0.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Belmullet?

The sea temperature around Belmullet 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Belmullet. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to 9°C (48°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok 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 near Belmullet?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Belmullet: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Belmullet...

Do you know what the the city Oatley in Australia, the city Castanheira de Pera in Portugal, and the city Diamantina in Philippines have in common with Belmullet? Click on the links to find out...