Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Castlegregory, Ireland
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Castlegregory...
Castlegregory is a beach in Ireland.
The water temperature around Castlegregory varies slightly during the year.
The temperature ranges from 8.9°C (48°F) in March up to 16.6°C (61.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Castlegregory 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 Castlegregory?
The current water temperature in the month of February at Castlegregory is ca:
Are there surf spots in close proximity to Castlegregory?
Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Castlegregory. The nearest one is Brandon Bay, which is 2.5km (5.7miles) away from Castlegregory. Click here
to check out more information on Brandon Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Castlegregory are Inch Strand Kerry spot
, which is approximately 9.1km (5.7miles) away, and Banna Strand-Sandy Lane
, located approximately 10.1km (6.3miles) from Castlegregory.
Are there any other white sand beaches near by?
There are several other beaches in close proximity to Castlegregory. The nearest one is Fenit
, which is just 7km (4.3miles) away from Castlegregory. Another beautiful beach near Castlegregory is Inch
, which is roughly 7.7km (4.8miles) away.
Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Castlegregory?
The sea temperature at Castlegregory is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°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 people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Castlegregory. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of 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 people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.
How is the diving and fishing close to Castlegregory?
Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Castlegregory: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
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