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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rosslare Strand, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rosslare Strand...

Rosslare Strand is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Rosslare Strand varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.4°C (47.1°F) in February up to 14.3°C (57.8°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Rosslare Strand 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 Rosslare Strand?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Rosslare Strand is approximately:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Rosslare Strand. A good spot nearby is Tramore, which is just 31.8km (24.3miles) away from Rosslare Strand. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tramore and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Rosslare Strand are Annestown, which is roughly 39.1km (24.3miles) away, and Newgale, located ca 61.4km (38.1miles) from Rosslare Strand.

Are there any other beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few other beautiful beaches close to Rosslare Strand. The closest one is Clonea Beach, which is just 5.1km (3.1miles) away from Rosslare Strand. Another gorgeous beach near Rosslare Strand is Curracloe, which is approximately 8.4km (5.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Rosslare Strand?

The water temperature at Rosslare Strand is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 8°C (47°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Rosslare Strand?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Rosslare Strand: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rosslare Strand...

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