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

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

Kells is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4820 people. The water temperature around Kells has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 7.3°C (45.2°F) in February up to 17.8°C (64°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kells 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 Kells?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Kells is about:
11°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Kells. A spot that might be worth checking out is Clogherhead, which is about 27.5km (47.7miles) away from Kells. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Kells are Bundoran, which is approximately 76.8km (47.7miles) away, and Tullan Strand, located ca 77.3km (48miles) from Kells.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are other beaches in proximity to Kells. The closest one is Kells, which is just 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Kells. Another beautiful beach near Kells is Seapoint, which is roughly 16.4km (10.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Kells?

The water temperature around Kells is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold 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 Kells?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during winter. 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 temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kells: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kells...

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