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

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

Salthill Beach is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Salthill Beach has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.6°C (45.8°F) in February up to 16.3°C (61.3°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Salthill 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 Salthill Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Salthill Beach is approximately:
9°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Salthill Beach. A spot that might be worth checking out is Fanore, which is 12.9km (13.8miles) away from Salthill Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Fanore and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Salthill Beach are Crab Island, which is 22.3km (13.8miles) away, and Lahinch beach, located 25.4km (15.8miles) from Salthill Beach.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are more beaches in close proximity to Salthill Beach. The closest one is Ballyloughane Beach, which is only 0km (0miles) away from Salthill Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Salthill Beach is Grattan Road Beach, which is roughly 0.1km (0miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Salthill Beach?

The water temperature at Salthill Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods 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 near Salthill Beach?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 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 Salthill Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Salthill Beach...

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