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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Spanish Point, Ireland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Spanish Point...

Spanish Point is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Spanish Point has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 7.7°C (45.9°F) in February up to 16.5°C (61.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Spanish Point 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 Spanish Point?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Spanish Point is ca:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Spanish Point?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Spanish Point. The closest one is Spanish Point Reefs, which is just 0.1km (0.4miles) away from Spanish Point. Click here for directions and for more information on Spanish Point Reefs and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Spanish Point are Spanish Point Beach, which is ca 0.6km (0.4miles) away, and Doughmore Beach, located roughly 6.6km (4.1miles) from Spanish Point.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are some beautiful beaches close to Spanish Point. The closest one is Lahinch, which is only 7.3km (4.6miles) away from Spanish Point. Another fun beach near Spanish Point is Kilkee, which is roughly 14.2km (8.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Spanish Point?

The sea temperature at Spanish Point is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required 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 . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to nearly 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Spanish Point?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Spanish Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Spanish Point...

Do you know what the the city Pedagaggi in Italy, the city Formentera de Segura in Spain, and the city Juncal in Puerto Rico have in common with Spanish Point? Click on the links to find out...