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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 surf spot in Ireland. The water temperature around Fanore changes 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 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 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 April at Fanore is ca:
9°C (48°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Fanore?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Fanore. The nearest one is Crab Island, which is 9.4km (5.8miles) away from Fanore. Click here for directions and for more information on Crab Island and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Fanore is Lahinch beach, which is 13.1km (8.1miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are some beaches in close proximity to Fanore. The closest one is Fanore, which is 1.8km (1.1miles) away from Fanore. Another nice beach near Fanore is Bishopsquarter, which is roughly 5.4km (3.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Fanore?

The sea 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 be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to nearly 8°C (46°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Fanore?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 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.

Fun facts about Fanore...

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