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

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

Gorey is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6040 people. The water temperature around Gorey varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 6.6°C (43.9°F) in March up to 14.8°C (58.6°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Gorey 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 near Gorey?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Gorey is ca:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Gorey. A spot that might be worth checking out is Tramore, which is about 50.2km (34.9miles) away from Gorey. Click here to check out more information on Tramore and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Gorey are Annestown, which is ca 56.2km (34.9miles) away, and Hells Mouth, located roughly 72.2km (44.9miles) from Gorey.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are more beaches in proximity to Gorey. The nearest one is Ballymoney, which is just 3km (1.9miles) away from Gorey. Another gorgeous beach near Gorey is Courtown, which is ca 3.4km (2.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Gorey?

The sea temperature around Gorey is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Gorey. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of approximately 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods 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 Gorey?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Gorey: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gorey...

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