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

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

Moville is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1481 people. The water temperature around Moville changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (45°F) in March up to 14°C (57.1°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 Moville 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 Moville?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Moville is ca:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Moville. The nearest one is West Strand, which is only 15.5km (10miles) away from Moville. Click here for directions and for more information on West Strand and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Moville are East Strand, which is 16.2km (10miles) away, and White Rocks, located 17.3km (10.8miles) from Moville.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are more beaches in proximity to Moville. The closest one is Culdaff, which is 8.4km (5.2miles) away from Moville. Another beautiful beach near Moville is Portstewart Strand, which is ca 12.9km (8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Moville?

The sea temperature around Moville is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Moville. However, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of 7°C (45°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, 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 recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Moville?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°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 usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Moville: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Moville...

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