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

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

Mitchelstown is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 3677 people. The water temperature around Mitchelstown has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.4°C (47.1°F) in January up to 15.1°C (59.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mitchelstown 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 Mitchelstown?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Mitchelstown is about:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Mitchelstown. The closest decent spot is Inch Cork Area, which is about 32.9km (26.6miles) away from Mitchelstown. Click here for more information on Inch Cork Area and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Mitchelstown are Annestown, which is 42.8km (26.6miles) away, and Garretstown, located approximately 45.1km (28miles) from Mitchelstown.

Are there beaches located close to Mitchelstown?

No, there are not many beaches close to Mitchelstown. One beach, which is not too far away, is Shroove, which is 3.6km (2.2miles) away from Mitchelstown. Another beautiful beach near Mitchelstown is Youghal, approximately 28km (17.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Mitchelstown?

The water temperature around Mitchelstown is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 8°C (47°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold 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 near Mitchelstown?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Mitchelstown: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Mitchelstown...

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