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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Porcupine Seabight

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

Porcupine Seabight is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Porcupine Seabight has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 10.5°C (50.9°F) in March up to 19.1°C (66.4°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 Seabight 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 Seabight?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Porcupine Seabight is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Porcupine Seabight?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Porcupine Seabight. The next good one is Barley Cove, which is more than 208.3km (129.4miles) away from Porcupine Seabight. Click here for more information on Barley Cove and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Inch Reef, which is approximately 217.7km (135.2miles) away from Porcupine Seabight. Another surfspot is Inch Reef, located 217.7km (135.2miles) from Porcupine Seabight.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located close to Porcupine Seabight. A beach, which is not too far away, is Ballinskelligs, which is more than 203.1km (126.1miles) away from Porcupine Seabight. If you have some extra time, you can also try Derrynane, 205.9km (127.9miles) away from Porcupine Seabight.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Porcupine Seabight?

The sea temperature at Porcupine Seabight is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, temperatures drop down to nearly 10°C (51°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy 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 close to Porcupine Seabight?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (51-60°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions change during August, September, and October when water temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Porcupine Seabight: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Porcupine Seabight...

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