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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Inch Cork Area, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Inch Cork Area...

Inch Cork Area is a surf spot in Ireland. The water temperature around Inch Cork Area changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 8.5°C (47.3°F) in March up to 15.2°C (59.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Inch Cork Area 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 Inch Cork Area?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Inch Cork Area is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Inch Cork Area. The closest one is Garretstown, which is 19.9km (12.4miles) away from Inch Cork Area. Click here for directions and for more information on Garretstown and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Inch Cork Area is Inchydoney, which is 32.3km (20.1miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are several beautiful beaches in close proximity to Inch Cork Area. The closest one is Fountainstown, which is 7km (4.3miles) away from Inch Cork Area. Another good beach near Inch Cork Area is Silver Strand, which is ca 7.3km (4.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Inch Cork Area?

The sea temperature at Inch Cork Area 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 recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Inch Cork Area. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 8°C (47°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended 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 recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Inch Cork Area?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Inch Cork Area: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Inch Cork Area...

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