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

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

Gweedore is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4200 people. The water temperature around Gweedore varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.8°C (44.2°F) in December up to 15.1°C (59.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Gweedore 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 Gweedore?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Gweedore is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Gweedore. The closest decent spot is Ballyheirnan Bay, which is roughly 25km (21.7miles) away from Gweedore. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ballyheirnan Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Gweedore are Rossnowlagh, which is approximately 34.9km (21.7miles) away, and Tullan Strand, located 38km (23.6miles) from Gweedore.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are other beautiful beaches near to Gweedore. The closest one is Portarthur, which is just 3.7km (2.3miles) away from Gweedore. Another beach near Gweedore is Carrickfinn, which is roughly 3.9km (2.4miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Gweedore?

The water temperature around Gweedore is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Gweedore. However, during November, December, and January, temperatures reach lows of nearly 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some 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 carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Gweedore?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Gweedore: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Gweedore...

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