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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Inch Reef, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Inch Reef...

Inch Reef is a surf spot in Ireland. The water temperature around Inch Reef varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 8.9°C (48°F) in February up to 15.2°C (59.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table 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 Reef 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 Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Inch Reef is ca:
9°C (49°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Inch Reef?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Inch Reef. The closest one is Inch Strand Kerry spot, which is 10.1km (6.3miles) away from Inch Reef. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Inch Strand Kerry spot and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Inch Reef is Coumeenole, which is approximately 11.1km (6.9miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close to Inch Reef?

There are several other nice beaches in close proximity to Inch Reef. The closest one is Ventry, which is just 6.7km (4.1miles) away from Inch Reef. Another good beach near Inch Reef is Inch, which is approximately 10.5km (6.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Inch Reef?

The sea temperature at Inch Reef 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to nearly 9°C (48°F). In this season, a 5/4 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 amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Inch Reef?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Inch Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Inch Reef...

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