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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Grattan Road Beach, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Grattan Road Beach...

Grattan Road Beach is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Grattan Road Beach changes moderately year round. 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 Grattan Road Beach 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 Grattan Road Beach?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Grattan Road Beach. The closest decent spot is Fanore, which is just 12.9km (13.8miles) away from Grattan Road Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Fanore and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Grattan Road Beach are Crab Island, which is roughly 22.3km (13.8miles) away, and Lahinch beach, located ca 25.4km (15.8miles) from Grattan Road Beach.

Are there any other beautiful beaches located close to Grattan Road Beach?

Yes, there are a few beautiful beaches close to Grattan Road Beach. The closest one is Ballyloughane Beach, which is 0.1km (0miles) away from Grattan Road Beach. Another beach near Grattan Road Beach is Salthill Beach, which is roughly 0.1km (0miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Grattan Road Beach?

The water temperature at Grattan Road Beach 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Grattan Road Beach. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to 8°C (46°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people 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 recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Grattan Road Beach?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. 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. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Grattan Road Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Grattan Road Beach...

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