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

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

Portnablagh is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Portnablagh varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 8°C (46.4°F) in March up to 13.6°C (56.5°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Portnablagh 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 Portnablagh?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Portnablagh is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Portnablagh. A good spot nearby is Ballyheirnan Bay, which is just 10.3km (28.2miles) away from Portnablagh. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ballyheirnan Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Portnablagh are Rossnowlagh, which is 45.4km (28.2miles) away, and Tullan Strand, located approximately 48.7km (30.3miles) from Portnablagh.

Are there any other white sand beaches close by?

There are more beautiful beaches close to Portnablagh. The closest one is Killahoey, which is just 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Portnablagh. Another beautiful beach near Portnablagh is Marble Hill, which is approximately 1.3km (0.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Portnablagh?

The sea temperature at Portnablagh is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (56°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Portnablagh. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Portnablagh?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (47-56°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Portnablagh: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Portnablagh...

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