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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Brandon Bay, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Brandon Bay...

Brandon Bay is a surf spot in Ireland. The water temperature around Brandon Bay varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.9°C (48°F) in March up to 16.6°C (61.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Brandon Bay 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 Brandon Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Brandon Bay is approximately:
9°C (49°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Brandon Bay?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Brandon Bay. The nearest one is Banna Strand-Sandy Lane, which is only 9.2km (5.7miles) away from Brandon Bay. Click here to check out more information on Banna Strand-Sandy Lane and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Brandon Bay is Inch Strand Kerry spot, which is 11.6km (7.2miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches close to Brandon Bay. The nearest one is Castlegregory, which is just 2.5km (1.6miles) away from Brandon Bay. Another nice beach near Brandon Bay is Fenit, which is 7.3km (4.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Brandon Bay?

The water temperature at Brandon Bay is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°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 people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures drop down to approximately 9°C (48°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Brandon Bay?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Brandon Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Brandon Bay...

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