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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bunmahon Beach, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bunmahon Beach...

Bunmahon Beach is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Bunmahon Beach has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 8.3°C (46.9°F) in March up to 15.3°C (59.5°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Bunmahon Beach 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 Bunmahon Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Bunmahon Beach is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Bunmahon Beach. The nearest one is Annestown, which is just 3.6km (6.7miles) away from Bunmahon Beach. Click here to check out more information on Annestown and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Bunmahon Beach are Tramore, which is 10.8km (6.7miles) away, and Inch Cork Area, located ca 42.2km (26.2miles) from Bunmahon Beach.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are a few other beaches near to Bunmahon Beach. The nearest one is Clogga, which is only 14.4km (8.9miles) away from Bunmahon Beach. Another beach near Bunmahon Beach is Dunmore Strand, which is 15.5km (9.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Bunmahon Beach?

The sea temperature at Bunmahon Beach is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (60°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, temperatures come down to nearly 8°C (47°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods 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 diving and fishing close to Bunmahon Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°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 August, September, and October when sea temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (51-60°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Bunmahon Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bunmahon Beach...

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