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

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

Rush is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Rush has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.4°C (45.3°F) in February up to 15.2°C (59.3°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Rush 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 Rush?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Rush is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near Rush?

There are not too many surf spots close to Rush. A spot that might be worth checking out is Clogherhead, which is roughly 23.8km (49.8miles) away from Rush. Click here for directions and for more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Rush are Hells Mouth, which is 80.1km (49.8miles) away, and Tramore, located ca 104.4km (64.8miles) from Rush.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are some beaches near to Rush. The closest one is Ardmore Beach, which is only 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Rush. Another beautiful beach near Rush is Loughshinny Beach, which is approximately 1.6km (1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Rush?

The water temperature at Rush is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Rush. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to roughly 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, 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 recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Rush?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Rush: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Rush...

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