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

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

Longwood is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 1378 people. The water temperature around Longwood varies slightly 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Longwood 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 Longwood?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Longwood is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near Longwood?

There are not too many surf spots close to Longwood. A good spot nearby is Clogherhead, which is about 39.3km (54.9miles) away from Longwood. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Clogherhead and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Longwood are Strandhill, which is ca 88.4km (54.9miles) away, and Bundoran, located ca 89.6km (55.7miles) from Longwood.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are several other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Longwood. The closest one is Seapoint, which is just 14.5km (9miles) away from Longwood. Another fun beach near Longwood is Seapoint, which is roughly 14.5km (9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Longwood?

The water temperature around Longwood 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Longwood. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to approximately 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Longwood?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Longwood: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Longwood...

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