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

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

Cavan is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 6388 people. The water temperature around Cavan has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.3°C (45.2°F) in February up to 17.8°C (64°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cavan 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 Cavan?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Cavan is about:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Cavan. A spot that might be worth checking out is Clogherhead, which is 46.5km (31.2miles) away from Cavan. Click here for more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Cavan are Bundoran, which is ca 50.2km (31.2miles) away, and Tullan Strand, located approximately 50.7km (31.5miles) from Cavan.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Cavan. A beach that might be worth checking out is Keeldra Lough, which is 17.5km (10.9miles) away from Cavan. Another gorgeous beach near Cavan is Kells, ca 27km (16.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Cavan?

The sea temperature around Cavan is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Cavan. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to approximately 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Cavan?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Cavan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Cavan...

Do you know what the the city West Hills in the United States, the city Cugnoli in the Italy, and the city Carpineti in the Italy have in common with Cavan? Click on the links to find out...