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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lahinch beach, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Lahinch beach...

Lahinch beach is a surf spot in Ireland. The water temperature around Lahinch beach changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 7.7°C (45.9°F) in February up to 16.5°C (61.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Lahinch beach 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 at Lahinch beach?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Lahinch beach is approximately:
8°C (46°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Lahinch beach. The closest one is Crab Island, which is just 6.5km (4miles) away from Lahinch beach. Click here for more information on Crab Island and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Lahinch beach is Spanish Point Reefs, which is roughly 7.6km (4.7miles) away.

Are there nice beaches located close to Lahinch beach?

Yes, there are several nice beaches close to Lahinch beach. The nearest one is Lahinch, which is 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Lahinch beach. Another fun beach near Lahinch beach is Spanish Point, which is approximately 7.4km (4.6miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Lahinch beach?

The water temperature at Lahinch beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Lahinch beach. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to roughly 8°C (46°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Lahinch beach?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lahinch beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Lahinch beach...

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