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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Doughmore Beach, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Doughmore Beach...

Doughmore Beach is a surf spot in Ireland. The water temperature around Doughmore Beach changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.7°C (45.9°F) in February up to 16.5°C (61.7°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 Doughmore Beach 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 Doughmore Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Doughmore Beach is ca:
14°C (58°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Doughmore Beach. The closest one is Spanish Point Beach, which is only 6.1km (3.8miles) away from Doughmore Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Spanish Point Beach and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Doughmore Beach is Spanish Point Reefs, which is approximately 6.5km (4miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are a few beautiful beaches close to Doughmore Beach. The closest one is Spanish Point, which is 6.6km (4.1miles) away from Doughmore Beach. Another fun beach near Doughmore Beach is Kilkee, which is ca 8.1km (5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Doughmore Beach?

The sea temperature at Doughmore Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine 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 near Doughmore Beach?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Doughmore Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Doughmore Beach...

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