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

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

Rossnowlagh is a surf spot in Ireland. The water temperature around Rossnowlagh has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 6.8°C (44.2°F) in December up to 16°C (60.9°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Rossnowlagh 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 Rossnowlagh?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Rossnowlagh is approximately:
9°C (48°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Rossnowlagh?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Rossnowlagh. The nearest one is Tullan Strand, which is only 3.4km (2.1miles) away from Rossnowlagh. Click here for directions and for more information on Tullan Strand and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Rossnowlagh is Bundoran, which is roughly 4.9km (3miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are some gorgeous beaches in proximity to Rossnowlagh. The closest one is Rossnowlagh, which is only 1.3km (0.8miles) away from Rossnowlagh. Another gorgeous beach near Rossnowlagh is Bundoran, which is roughly 4.9km (3.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Rossnowlagh?

The water temperature at Rossnowlagh is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early winter, water temperatures come down to nearly 7°C (44°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 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 scuba diving and fishing close to Rossnowlagh?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during fall when sea temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rossnowlagh: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rossnowlagh...

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