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

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

Castlemartyr is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1277 people. The water temperature around Castlemartyr changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 8.4°C (47.1°F) in January up to 15.1°C (59.1°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 Castlemartyr 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 Castlemartyr?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Castlemartyr is about:
15°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Castlemartyr. A spot that might be worth checking out is Inch Cork Area, which is 9.8km (18.1miles) away from Castlemartyr. Click here for more information on Inch Cork Area and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Castlemartyr are Garretstown, which is roughly 29.1km (18.1miles) away, and Annestown, located ca 36.2km (22.5miles) from Castlemartyr.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are a few beaches in close proximity to Castlemartyr. The nearest one is Garryvoe, which is 3.1km (1.9miles) away from Castlemartyr. Another beautiful beach near Castlemartyr is Silver Strand, which is roughly 5.6km (3.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Castlemartyr?

The sea temperature around Castlemartyr 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 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures reach lows of nearly 8°C (47°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Castlemartyr?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Castlemartyr: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Castlemartyr...

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