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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ross Beach, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ross Beach...

Ross Beach is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Ross Beach varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 8.5°C (47.3°F) in February up to 15.7°C (60.2°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Ross Beach 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 Ross Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Ross Beach is about:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Ross Beach. The closest one is Ownahincha, which is only 0.3km (1.2miles) away from Ross Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ownahincha and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Ross Beach are Longstrand, which is roughly 1.9km (1.2miles) away, and Long Strand, located 1.9km (1.2miles) from Ross Beach.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close to Ross Beach?

There are a few other nice beaches in proximity to Ross Beach. The closest one is Owenahincha, which is just 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Ross Beach. Another fun beach near Ross Beach is Inchydoney, which is 5.7km (3.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Ross Beach?

The sea temperature at Ross Beach is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (60°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Ross Beach. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to approximately 9°C (47°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly 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 Ross Beach?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (47-56°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ross Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ross Beach...

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