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

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

Clogherhead is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1993 people. The water temperature around Clogherhead changes dramatically 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Clogherhead 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 Clogherhead?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Clogherhead is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Clogherhead. A spot, which is not too far away, is Clogherhead, which is about 4.5km (59miles) away from Clogherhead. Click here for directions and for more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Clogherhead are Bundoran, which is roughly 94.9km (59miles) away, and Tullan Strand, located ca 95.1km (59miles) from Clogherhead.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few gorgeous beaches in proximity to Clogherhead. The closest one is Clogherhead, which is 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Clogherhead. Another gorgeous beach near Clogherhead is Barley Cove, which is roughly 6.8km (4.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Clogherhead?

The water temperature around Clogherhead 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 several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Clogherhead. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Clogherhead?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Clogherhead: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Clogherhead...

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