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

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

Sandymount is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 8967 people. The water temperature around Sandymount changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.5°F) in March up to 14.3°C (57.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sandymount 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 near Sandymount?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Sandymount is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Sandymount?

There are not many surf spots close to Sandymount. A spot, which is not too far away, is Clogherhead, which is about 36.2km (47.9miles) away from Sandymount. Click here for directions and for more information on Clogherhead and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Sandymount are Hells Mouth, which is 77.2km (47.9miles) away, and Tramore, located roughly 90.3km (56.1miles) from Sandymount.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are several other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Sandymount. The closest one is Sandymount Strand, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Sandymount. Another nice beach near Sandymount is Merrion Strand, which is 1km (0.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Sandymount?

The sea temperature around Sandymount is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Sandymount. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures cool down to approximately 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people 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 diving and fishing close to Sandymount?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Sandymount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Sandymount...

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