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

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

Kingscourt is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 2326 people. The water temperature around Kingscourt changes extremely throughout the year. 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 Kingscourt 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 Kingscourt?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Kingscourt is about:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Kingscourt?

There are not many surf spots close to Kingscourt. A good spot nearby is Clogherhead, which is 23.2km (44.3miles) away from Kingscourt. Click here to check out more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Kingscourt are Bundoran, which is roughly 71.4km (44.3miles) away, and Tullan Strand, located roughly 71.6km (44.5miles) from Kingscourt.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are some other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Kingscourt. The nearest one is Kells, which is just 12.8km (8miles) away from Kingscourt. Another beach near Kingscourt is Shelling Hill Templetown, which is 18.1km (11.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Kingscourt?

The sea temperature around Kingscourt 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 might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some 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 advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Kingscourt?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter 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. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kingscourt: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kingscourt...

Do you know what the the city Tampakdandang in Indonesia, the city Al Karib in Tunisia, and Kingston Shoal have in common with Kingscourt? Click on the links to find out...