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

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

Sandymount Strand is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Sandymount Strand changes moderately 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 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 Sandymount Strand?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Sandymount Strand is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Sandymount Strand?

There are not many surf spots close to Sandymount Strand. The closest decent spot is Clogherhead, which is roughly 36.4km (47.6miles) away from Sandymount Strand. Click here for more information on Clogherhead and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Sandymount Strand are Hells Mouth, which is ca 76.7km (47.6miles) away, and Tramore, located 90.3km (56.1miles) from Sandymount Strand.

Are there any other sandy beaches near Sandymount Strand?

There are some beautiful beaches near to Sandymount Strand. The nearest one is Merrion Strand, which is 0.8km (0.5miles) away from Sandymount Strand. Another nice beach near Sandymount Strand is Dollymount Strand, which is roughly 2.6km (1.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Sandymount Strand?

The sea temperature at Sandymount Strand 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 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Sandymount Strand. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to roughly 7°C (44°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Sandymount Strand?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving 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 love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Sandymount Strand: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Sandymount Strand...

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