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

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

Rathmullan is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Rathmullan changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.5°C (45.5°F) in March up to 15.1°C (59.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rathmullan 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 Rathmullan?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Rathmullan is approximately:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Rathmullan. The next good one is Ballyheirnan Bay, which is roughly 12.4km (22miles) away from Rathmullan. Click here for directions and for more information on Ballyheirnan Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Rathmullan are West Strand, which is approximately 35.4km (22miles) away, and East Strand, located ca 36.1km (22.4miles) from Rathmullan.

Are there any other nice beaches located close to Rathmullan?

Yes, there are a few nice beaches near to Rathmullan. The closest one is Lisfannon, which is 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Rathmullan. Another gorgeous beach near Rathmullan is Portsalon, which is approximately 8.5km (5.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Rathmullan?

The water temperature at Rathmullan is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Rathmullan. However, during early spring, temperatures come down to 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Rathmullan?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Rathmullan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rathmullan...

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