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

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

Bray is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 6477 people. The water temperature around Bray varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.5°F) in March up to 13.9°C (57°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bray 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 Bray?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Bray is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Bray. A spot, which is not too far away, is Clogherhead, which is roughly 45.7km (42.8miles) away from Bray. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Clogherhead and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Bray are Hells Mouth, which is ca 69km (42.8miles) away, and Tramore, located approximately 84.4km (52.5miles) from Bray.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches near to Bray. The closest one is Bray South Promenade, which is just 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Bray. Another nice beach near Bray is Greystones South, which is roughly 3.8km (2.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Bray?

The sea temperature around Bray is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Bray. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures drop down to roughly 7°C (44°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Bray?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Bray: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bray...

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