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

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

Longstrand is a surf spot in Ireland. The water temperature around Longstrand varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 8.5°C (47.3°F) in February up to 15.7°C (60.2°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Longstrand 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 Longstrand?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Longstrand is ca:
9°C (48°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Longstrand?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Longstrand. The closest one is Long Strand, which is 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Longstrand. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Long Strand and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Longstrand is Ownahincha, which is approximately 1.6km (1miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are some other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Longstrand. The closest one is Ross Beach, which is just 1.9km (1.2miles) away from Longstrand. Another beach near Longstrand is Owenahincha, which is roughly 2.1km (1.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Longstrand?

The sea temperature at Longstrand is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (60°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Longstrand. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 9°C (47°F). During these months, 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 ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Longstrand?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (47-56°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Longstrand: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Longstrand...

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