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

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

Greenhills is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 6876 people. The water temperature around Greenhills has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.5°F) in March up to 14.3°C (57.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Greenhills 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 Greenhills?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Greenhills is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Greenhills. A spot that might be worth checking out is Clogherhead, which is just 36.3km (50miles) away from Greenhills. Click here to check out more information on Clogherhead and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Greenhills are Hells Mouth, which is roughly 80.6km (50miles) away, and Tramore, located roughly 88.7km (55.1miles) from Greenhills.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are several beaches close to Greenhills. The nearest one is Merrion Strand, which is only 4.1km (2.5miles) away from Greenhills. Another fun beach near Greenhills is Sandymount Strand, which is approximately 4.3km (2.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Greenhills?

The water temperature around Greenhills is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, water temperatures cool down to roughly 7°C (44°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required 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 bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Greenhills?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Greenhills: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Greenhills...

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