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

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

Fanore is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Fanore varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.6°C (45.8°F) in February up to 16.3°C (61.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Fanore 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 Fanore?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Fanore is approximately:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Fanore. The nearest one is Fanore, which is only 1.8km (4.8miles) away from Fanore. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Fanore and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Fanore are Crab Island, which is approximately 7.7km (4.8miles) away, and Lahinch beach, located ca 11.9km (7.4miles) from Fanore.

Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are more gorgeous beaches in proximity to Fanore. The closest one is Bishopsquarter, which is just 7.1km (4.4miles) away from Fanore. Another fun beach near Fanore is Lahinch, which is 12km (7.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Fanore?

The water temperature at Fanore is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Fanore. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 8°C (46°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended 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 recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Fanore?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Fanore: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Fanore...

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