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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Counsellors Strand, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Counsellors Strand...

Counsellors Strand is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Counsellors Strand changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 7.6°C (45.8°F) in February up to 16.3°C (61.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Counsellors Strand 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 Counsellors Strand?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Counsellors Strand is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Counsellors Strand. A good spot nearby is Fanore, which is about 13.9km (14.4miles) away from Counsellors Strand. Click here for directions and for more information on Fanore and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Counsellors Strand are Crab Island, which is approximately 23.2km (14.4miles) away, and Lahinch beach, located approximately 26.5km (16.5miles) from Counsellors Strand.

Are there any other white sand beaches close by?

There are other beautiful beaches in proximity to Counsellors Strand. The closest one is Trá na mBan, which is 0.7km (0.4miles) away from Counsellors Strand. Another gorgeous beach near Counsellors Strand is Salthill Beach, which is 1.2km (0.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Counsellors Strand?

The sea temperature at Counsellors Strand is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 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 diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 8°C (46°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Counsellors Strand?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Counsellors Strand: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Counsellors Strand...

Do you know what the the city Sangay in the Philippines, the city Volpara in the Italy, and the city Maissana in the Italy have in common with Counsellors Strand? Click on the links to find out...