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

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

Kentstown is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1099 people. The water temperature around Kentstown changes extremely 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kentstown 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 Kentstown?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Kentstown is ca:
11°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Kentstown. A good spot nearby is Clogherhead, which is 19.7km (57.1miles) away from Kentstown. Click here for more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Kentstown are Bundoran, which is approximately 92km (57.1miles) away, and Tullan Strand, located approximately 92.4km (57.4miles) from Kentstown.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are several gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Kentstown. The nearest one is Garretstown, which is only 6.4km (4miles) away from Kentstown. Another gorgeous beach near Kentstown is Trá an Dóilín, which is 9.8km (6.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Kentstown?

The sea temperature around Kentstown 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 be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Kentstown. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 7°C (45°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly 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 Kentstown?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot 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 love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kentstown: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kentstown...

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