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

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

Dollymount Strand is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Dollymount Strand varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.5°F) in March up to 14.3°C (57.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Dollymount 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 Dollymount Strand?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Dollymount Strand is about:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots near Dollymount Strand?

There are not too many surf spots close to Dollymount Strand. The next good one is Clogherhead, which is roughly 34.1km (47.7miles) away from Dollymount Strand. Click here to check out more information on Clogherhead and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Dollymount Strand are Hells Mouth, which is approximately 76.9km (47.7miles) away, and Tramore, located roughly 92.9km (57.7miles) from Dollymount Strand.

Are there any other beaches close to Dollymount Strand?

Yes, there are several other nice beaches near to Dollymount Strand. The nearest one is Sandymount Strand, which is just 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Dollymount Strand. Another good beach near Dollymount Strand is Sutton, which is approximately 3.1km (1.9miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Dollymount Strand?

The water temperature at Dollymount Strand is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures drop down to nearly 7°C (44°F). During these months, a 5/4 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 better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Dollymount Strand?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Dollymount Strand: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Dollymount Strand...

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