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

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

Moycullen is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 1559 people. The water temperature around Moycullen varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.6°C (45.8°F) in February up to 16.3°C (61.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Moycullen 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 Moycullen?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Moycullen is approximately:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close to Moycullen?

There are not too many surf spots close to Moycullen. A good spot nearby is Fanore, which is about 15.6km (15miles) away from Moycullen. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Fanore and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Moycullen are Crab Island, which is approximately 24.1km (15miles) away, and Lahinch beach, located 28.6km (17.8miles) from Moycullen.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are some gorgeous beaches in proximity to Moycullen. The closest one is Counsellors Strand, which is just 6.2km (3.9miles) away from Moycullen. Another gorgeous beach near Moycullen is Trá na mBan, which is ca 6.9km (4.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Moycullen?

The water temperature around Moycullen is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to 8°C (46°F). In this season, a 4-5mm 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 good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Moycullen?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Moycullen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Moycullen...

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