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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Inishark, Republic of Ireland

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

Inishark is an island in the Republic of Ireland. It is located in the island group. The water temperature around Inishark has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 8.6°C (47.6°F) in March up to 15.2°C (59.3°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 Inishark 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 Inishark?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Inishark is approximately:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Inishark. A spot, which is not too far away, is Carrowniskey, which is roughly 17.9km (33.8miles) away from Inishark. Click here for directions and for more information on Carrowniskey and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Inishark are Fanore, which is roughly 54.4km (33.8miles) away, and Crab Island, located approximately 54.7km (34miles) from Inishark.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches near to Inishark. The closest one is Clifden Beach, which is only 13.4km (8.3miles) away from Inishark. Another beach near Inishark is White Strand, which is 16.1km (10miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Inishark?

The water temperature around Inishark 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 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, water temperatures come down to 9°C (48°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine 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 have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Inishark?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Inishark: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Inishark...

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