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

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

Ownahincha is a surf spot in Ireland. The water temperature around Ownahincha changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 8.5°C (47.3°F) in February up to 15.7°C (60.2°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Ownahincha 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 Ownahincha?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Ownahincha is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Ownahincha. The closest one is Longstrand, which is 1.6km (1miles) away from Ownahincha. Click here for directions and for more information on Longstrand and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Ownahincha is Long Strand, which is ca 1.7km (1miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Ownahincha?

There are more beautiful beaches in proximity to Ownahincha. The closest one is Ross Beach, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Ownahincha. Another beach near Ownahincha is Owenahincha, which is roughly 0.5km (0.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Ownahincha?

The sea temperature at Ownahincha is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (60°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to 9°C (47°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Ownahincha?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (47-56°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ownahincha: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ownahincha...

Do you know what the the city Zelenogorsk in Russia, the city Monte Giberto in Italy, and the city Oldenhutten in Germany have in common with Ownahincha? Click on the links to find out...