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

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

Kilmacanoge is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 1028 people. The water temperature around Kilmacanoge varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.5°F) in March up to 13.9°C (57°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kilmacanoge 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 Kilmacanoge?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Kilmacanoge is approximately:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots close to Kilmacanoge?

There are not too many surf spots close to Kilmacanoge. A good spot nearby is Clogherhead, which is about 47.9km (43.1miles) away from Kilmacanoge. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Kilmacanoge are Hells Mouth, which is ca 69.4km (43.1miles) away, and Tramore, located 81.6km (50.7miles) from Kilmacanoge.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are some beautiful beaches in proximity to Kilmacanoge. The closest one is Greystones South, which is just 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Kilmacanoge. Another beach near Kilmacanoge is Bray South Promenade, which is ca 2.9km (1.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Kilmacanoge?

The water temperature around Kilmacanoge is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°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 around Kilmacanoge. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 7°C (44°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, 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 advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Kilmacanoge?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout 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 (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Kilmacanoge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kilmacanoge...

Do you know what the the city La Romana in the Dominican Republic, the city Sumberan in the Indonesia, and the city Hoge Vucht in the Netherlands have in common with Kilmacanoge? Click on the links to find out...