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

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

Blanchardstown is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 16511 people. The water temperature around Blanchardstown has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.5°F) in March up to 14.3°C (57.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Blanchardstown 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 Blanchardstown?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Blanchardstown is about:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Blanchardstown. A spot that might be worth checking out is Clogherhead, which is 32.9km (52.8miles) away from Blanchardstown. Click here for directions and for more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Blanchardstown are Hells Mouth, which is approximately 85km (52.8miles) away, and Tramore, located ca 91km (56.5miles) from Blanchardstown.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are several beaches in close proximity to Blanchardstown. The closest one is Sandymount Strand, which is only 8.2km (5.1miles) away from Blanchardstown. Another beach near Blanchardstown is Merrion Strand, which is 8.4km (5.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Blanchardstown?

The water temperature around Blanchardstown is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Blanchardstown?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Blanchardstown: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Blanchardstown...

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