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

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

Blarney is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 2437 people. The water temperature around Blarney changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 9.1°C (48.4°F) in January up to 17.2°C (62.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Blarney 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 Blarney?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Blarney is approximately:
9°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots close to Blarney?

There are not too many surf spots close to Blarney. A spot, which is not too far away, is Inch Cork Area, which is about 19.1km (12.5miles) away from Blarney. Click here for more information on Inch Cork Area and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Blarney are Garretstown, which is ca 20.1km (12.5miles) away, and Inchydoney, located ca 26.8km (16.6miles) from Blarney.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Blarney. The nearest one is Coolmaine, which is 3.8km (2.4miles) away from Blarney. Another beautiful beach near Blarney is Fountainstown, which is roughly 14.4km (8.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Blarney?

The water temperature around Blarney is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Blarney. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to nearly 9°C (48°F). In this season, a 5/4 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 very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold 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 Blarney?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. 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 summer when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Blarney: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Blarney...

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