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

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

Derrynane is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Derrynane has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 8.8°C (47.8°F) in March up to 15.2°C (59.4°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 Derrynane 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 Derrynane?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Derrynane is ca:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Derrynane. A spot, which is not too far away, is Inch Reef, which is 24.8km (15.7miles) away from Derrynane. Click here to check out more information on Inch Reef and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Derrynane are Barley Cove, which is roughly 25.3km (15.7miles) away, and Inch Strand Kerry spot, located 25.7km (16miles) from Derrynane.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Derrynane. The nearest one is Ballinskelligs, which is only 7.7km (4.8miles) away from Derrynane. Another nice beach near Derrynane is Rossbeigh, which is 20.7km (12.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Derrynane?

The sea temperature at Derrynane 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 feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 9°C (48°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Derrynane?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Derrynane: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Derrynane...

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