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

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

Milltown is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4049 people. The water temperature around Milltown has slight variability during the year. 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Milltown 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 Milltown?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters around Milltown is ca:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Milltown. A spot, which is not too far away, is Clogherhead, which is roughly 37.7km (48.3miles) away from Milltown. Click here for directions and for more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Milltown are Hells Mouth, which is 77.8km (48.3miles) away, and Tramore, located 88.3km (54.9miles) from Milltown.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are more gorgeous beaches near to Milltown. The closest one is Merrion Strand, which is only 1.7km (1miles) away from Milltown. Another gorgeous beach near Milltown is Sandymount Strand, which is ca 2.3km (1.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Milltown?

The sea temperature around Milltown 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 required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Milltown. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to approximately 7°C (44°F). During this season, a 5/4 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 periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Milltown?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Milltown: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Milltown...

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