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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Laytown Bettystown, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Laytown Bettystown...

Laytown Bettystown is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Laytown Bettystown changes dramatically 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 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 Laytown Bettystown 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 Laytown Bettystown?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Laytown Bettystown is about:
15°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Laytown Bettystown. A spot that might be worth checking out is Clogherhead, which is 12.4km (57miles) away from Laytown Bettystown. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Laytown Bettystown are Hells Mouth, which is approximately 91.8km (57miles) away, and Bundoran, located approximately 98.9km (61.5miles) from Laytown Bettystown.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches in close proximity to Laytown Bettystown. The closest one is Barley Cove, which is only 3.9km (2.4miles) away from Laytown Bettystown. Another gorgeous beach near Laytown Bettystown is Trá an Dóilín, which is 4km (2.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Laytown Bettystown?

The water temperature at Laytown Bettystown 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 diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to 7°C (45°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 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 scuba diving and fishing close to Laytown Bettystown?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Laytown Bettystown: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Laytown Bettystown...

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