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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cappagh Pier, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cappagh Pier...

Cappagh Pier is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Cappagh Pier varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 9.1°C (48.4°F) in January up to 17.2°C (62.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cappagh Pier 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 Cappagh Pier?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Cappagh Pier is about:
9°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Cappagh Pier. The nearest one is Garretstown, which is 4.9km (9.8miles) away from Cappagh Pier. Click here to check out more information on Garretstown and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Cappagh Pier are Inch Cork Area, which is ca 15.7km (9.8miles) away, and Inchydoney, located approximately 16.6km (10.3miles) from Cappagh Pier.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches in proximity to Cappagh Pier. The nearest one is Garrylucas, which is just 4.6km (2.9miles) away from Cappagh Pier. Another beach near Cappagh Pier is Fountainstown, which is ca 9.2km (5.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Cappagh Pier?

The water temperature at Cappagh Pier is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Cappagh Pier. However, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to nearly 9°C (48°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some 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 advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Cappagh Pier?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during 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 December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Cappagh Pier: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Cappagh Pier...

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