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

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

Rossbeigh is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Rossbeigh varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 9.2°C (48.6°F) in April up to 16.6°C (61.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rossbeigh 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 Rossbeigh?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Rossbeigh is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Rossbeigh?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Rossbeigh. The nearest one is Inch Strand Kerry spot, which is only 5.1km (6.7miles) away from Rossbeigh. Click here to check out more information on Inch Strand Kerry spot and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Rossbeigh are Inch Reef, which is roughly 10.7km (6.7miles) away, and Brandon Bay, located approximately 16.6km (10.3miles) from Rossbeigh.

Are there any other beaches close by?

There are several other gorgeous beaches close to Rossbeigh. The nearest one is Inch, which is just 6.6km (4.1miles) away from Rossbeigh. Another fun beach near Rossbeigh is Castlegregory, which is approximately 14km (8.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Rossbeigh?

The sea temperature at Rossbeigh is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Rossbeigh. However, during March, April, and May, sea temperatures come down to nearly 9°C (49°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy 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 Rossbeigh?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F) during March, April, and May. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rossbeigh: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Rossbeigh...

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