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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bull, Republic of Ireland

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

Bull is an island in the Republic of Ireland. It is located in the Dublin Bay island group. The water temperature around Bull has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 9.1°C (48.4°F) in April up to 15.2°C (59.4°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 Bull 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 Bull?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Bull is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Bull. The closest decent spot is Barley Cove, which is about 17.8km (18.5miles) away from Bull. Click here to check out more information on Barley Cove and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bull are Inch Strand Kerry spot, which is roughly 29.8km (18.5miles) away, and Inch Reef, located ca 31km (19.3miles) from Bull.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few beautiful beaches in proximity to Bull. The nearest one is Derrynane, which is only 8km (4.9miles) away from Bull. Another beautiful beach near Bull is Ballinskelligs, which is ca 15.6km (9.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Bull?

The water temperature around Bull is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Bull. However, during March, April, and May, sea temperatures cool 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 better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bull?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during March, April, and May. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Bull: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bull...

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