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

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

Knocklyon is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 14628 people. The water temperature around Knocklyon has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.5°F) in March up to 14.3°C (57.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Knocklyon 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 Knocklyon?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Knocklyon is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Knocklyon?

There are not many surf spots close to Knocklyon. A good spot nearby is Clogherhead, which is roughly 40.1km (49.7miles) away from Knocklyon. Click here for directions and for more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Knocklyon are Hells Mouth, which is ca 80km (49.7miles) away, and Tramore, located roughly 84.8km (52.7miles) from Knocklyon.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are some gorgeous beaches near to Knocklyon. The closest one is Merrion Strand, which is only 5.8km (3.6miles) away from Knocklyon. Another beach near Knocklyon is Sandymount Strand, which is approximately 6.5km (4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Knocklyon?

The sea temperature around Knocklyon is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°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 extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to roughly 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Knocklyon?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot 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. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Knocklyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Knocklyon...

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