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

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

Portnashangan is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Portnashangan has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.3°C (45.2°F) in February up to 17.8°C (64°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Portnashangan 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 Portnashangan?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Portnashangan is ca:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Portnashangan. A spot, which is not too far away, is Clogherhead, which is 50km (42.7miles) away from Portnashangan. Click here for more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Portnashangan are Strandhill, which is ca 68.8km (42.7miles) away, and Bundoran, located ca 72km (44.7miles) from Portnashangan.

Are there any other white sand beaches close by?

There are more gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Portnashangan. The nearest one is Seapoint, which is 7.3km (4.5miles) away from Portnashangan. Another beautiful beach near Portnashangan is Seapoint, which is roughly 7.3km (4.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Portnashangan?

The sea temperature at Portnashangan is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 4-5mm 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 periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Portnashangan?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Portnashangan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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