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

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

Duncannon is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Duncannon changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 7.6°C (45.6°F) in March up to 14°C (57.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Duncannon 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 Duncannon?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Duncannon is ca:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Duncannon. The closest one is Tramore, which is 9.2km (10miles) away from Duncannon. Click here for directions and for more information on Tramore and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Duncannon are Annestown, which is approximately 16.2km (10miles) away, and Inch Cork Area, located ca 61.2km (38miles) from Duncannon.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are several beautiful beaches in proximity to Duncannon. The closest one is Ladys Bay, which is 5.4km (3.4miles) away from Duncannon. Another good beach near Duncannon is An Trá Mór, which is ca 5.5km (3.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Duncannon?

The sea temperature at Duncannon is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 8°C (46°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold 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 Duncannon?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Duncannon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Duncannon...

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