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

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

Dunmore Strand is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Dunmore Strand varies slightly throughout the year. 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Dunmore 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 Dunmore Strand?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Dunmore Strand is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Dunmore Strand. The closest one is Tramore, which is only 4.7km (7.5miles) away from Dunmore Strand. Click here to check out more information on Tramore and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Dunmore Strand are Annestown, which is approximately 12km (7.5miles) away, and Inch Cork Area, located roughly 56.4km (35miles) from Dunmore Strand.

Are there any other beautiful beaches located close to Dunmore Strand?

Yes, there are a few nice beaches close to Dunmore Strand. The nearest one is Ladys Bay, which is just 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Dunmore Strand. Another beautiful beach near Dunmore Strand is An Trá Mór, which is ca 0.3km (0.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Dunmore Strand?

The water temperature at Dunmore Strand 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 required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to 8°C (46°F). During these months, 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Dunmore Strand?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Dunmore Strand: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Dunmore Strand...

Do you know what the the city Nanchoc in Peru, the city Le Barcares in France, and the city Mouilleron-en-Pareds in France have in common with Dunmore Strand? Click on the links to find out...