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

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

Muff is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1271 people. The water temperature around Muff changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.5°C (45.5°F) in March up to 15.1°C (59.2°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Muff 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 Muff?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Muff is approximately:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Muff. A spot, which is not too far away, is Ballyheirnan Bay, which is 21.3km (16miles) away from Muff. Click here for directions and for more information on Ballyheirnan Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Muff are West Strand, which is roughly 25.8km (16miles) away, and East Strand, located approximately 26.5km (16.5miles) from Muff.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Muff. The closest one is Lisfannon, which is 8.4km (5.2miles) away from Muff. Another fun beach near Muff is Rathmullan, which is approximately 10.9km (6.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Muff?

The water temperature around Muff 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 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended 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 . However, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of approximately 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Muff?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during February, March, and April. 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 water temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Muff: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Muff...

Do you know what the the city Bourcefranc-le-Chapus in France, the city Krajan in Indonesia, and the city Gorinchem in Netherlands have in common with Muff? Click on the links to find out...