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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Porcupine Plain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Porcupine Plain...

Porcupine Plain is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Porcupine Plain changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.4°C (52.5°F) in March up to 17.3°C (63.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Porcupine Plain 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 Porcupine Plain?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Porcupine Plain is ca:
11°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Porcupine Plain. A spot that might be worth checking out is Barley Cove, which is 317.7km (197.3miles) away from Porcupine Plain. Click here for more information on Barley Cove and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Inch Reef, which is ca 327km (203.1miles) away from Porcupine Plain. Another fun surfspot is Inch Reef, located approximately 327km (203.1miles) from Porcupine Plain.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are near to Porcupine Plain. The next good beach is Ballinskelligs, which is 312.9km (194.4miles) away from Porcupine Plain. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Derrynane, approximately 315.8km (196.2miles) away from Porcupine Plain.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Porcupine Plain?

The sea temperature at Porcupine Plain is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, water temperatures come down to roughly 11°C (53°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Porcupine Plain?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (53-62°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Porcupine Plain: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Porcupine Plain...

Do you know what the the city Entracque in Italy, the geo Tampenflaket , and the island Tautra in Norway have in common with Porcupine Plain? Click on the links to find out...