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

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

Bundoran is a surf spot in Ireland. The water temperature around Bundoran changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 6.8°C (44.2°F) in December up to 16.2°C (61.2°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 Bundoran 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 Bundoran?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Bundoran is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Bundoran. The nearest one is Tullan Strand, which is just 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Bundoran. Click here for more information on Tullan Strand and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Bundoran is Rossnowlagh, which is 4.9km (3miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are more beaches near to Bundoran. The nearest one is Bundoran, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Bundoran. Another nice beach near Bundoran is Rossnowlagh, which is 6.1km (3.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Bundoran?

The water temperature at Bundoran is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Bundoran. However, during November, December, and January, temperatures drop down to nearly 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy 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 Bundoran?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bundoran: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bundoran...

Do you know what the the city Moodus in the United States, the city San Giovanni al Natisone in the Italy, and the city Sagrada in the Philippines have in common with Bundoran? Click on the links to find out...