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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rath Luirc, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rath Luirc...

Rath Luirc is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3672 people. The water temperature around Rath Luirc has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 9.1°C (48.4°F) in January up to 17.2°C (62.9°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Rath Luirc 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 Rath Luirc?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Rath Luirc is ca:
9°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Rath Luirc. The next good one is Ballybunion, which is just 43.3km (27.3miles) away from Rath Luirc. Click here for directions and for more information on Ballybunion and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Rath Luirc are Inch Cork Area, which is 44km (27.3miles) away, and Doughmore Beach, located ca 44.2km (27.5miles) from Rath Luirc.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Rath Luirc?

There are not many beaches near to Rath Luirc. A good beach nearby is Shroove, which is just 20.1km (12.5miles) away from Rath Luirc. Another beautiful beach near Rath Luirc is Cill Mhuirbhigh, approximately 29.9km (18.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Rath Luirc?

The sea temperature around Rath Luirc is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Rath Luirc. Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures cool down to 9°C (48°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Rath Luirc?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rath Luirc: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Rath Luirc...

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