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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Loughshinny Beach, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Loughshinny Beach...

Loughshinny Beach is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Loughshinny Beach has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 7.4°C (45.3°F) in February up to 15.2°C (59.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Loughshinny 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 Loughshinny Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Loughshinny Beach is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Loughshinny Beach. A good spot nearby is Clogherhead, which is about 22.3km (50.3miles) away from Loughshinny Beach. Click here to check out more information on Clogherhead and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Loughshinny Beach are Hells Mouth, which is approximately 80.9km (50.3miles) away, and Tramore, located ca 105.9km (65.8miles) from Loughshinny Beach.

Are there any other beaches close by?

Yes, there are several beautiful beaches in proximity to Loughshinny Beach. The nearest one is Rush, which is only 1.6km (1miles) away from Loughshinny Beach. Another fun beach near Loughshinny Beach is Ardmore Beach, which is 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Loughshinny Beach?

The water temperature at Loughshinny Beach is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°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 Loughshinny Beach. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to approximately 7°C (45°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Loughshinny Beach?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. 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 usually change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Loughshinny Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Loughshinny Beach...

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