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

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

Murvagh is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Murvagh varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 6.8°C (44.2°F) in December up to 16°C (60.9°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Murvagh 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 at Murvagh?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Murvagh is about:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Murvagh. The nearest one is Rossnowlagh, which is 5.2km (5.3miles) away from Murvagh. Click here to check out more information on Rossnowlagh and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Murvagh are Tullan Strand, which is approximately 8.5km (5.3miles) away, and Bundoran, located 10km (6.2miles) from Murvagh.

Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Murvagh. The nearest one is Rossnowlagh, which is just 3.9km (2.4miles) away from Murvagh. Another beautiful beach near Murvagh is Bundoran, which is ca 9.9km (6.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Murvagh?

The water temperature at Murvagh is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Murvagh. Nevertheless, during November, December, and January, water temperatures drop down to 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Murvagh?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during November, December, and January. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during fall when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Murvagh: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Murvagh...

Do you know what the the city Fjerritslev in Denmark, the city Ars-en-Re in France, and the city Grunuovo-Campomaggiore San Luca in Italy have in common with Murvagh? Click on the links to find out...