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

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

Strandhill is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 1596 people. The water temperature around Strandhill has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 8.4°C (47.1°F) in March up to 16.2°C (61.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Strandhill 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 Strandhill?

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

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Strandhill?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Strandhill. The closest one is Strandhill, which is just 0.7km (9.2miles) away from Strandhill. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Strandhill and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Strandhill are Easky, which is ca 14.8km (9.2miles) away, and Mullaghmore, located roughly 14.8km (9.2miles) from Strandhill.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are some other beautiful beaches close to Strandhill. The closest one is Streedagh Beach, which is only 8.6km (5.3miles) away from Strandhill. Another good beach near Strandhill is Mullaghmore Beach, which is approximately 14.6km (9.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Strandhill?

The sea temperature around Strandhill 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to nearly 8°C (47°F). During this time, a 4-5mm 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Strandhill?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Strandhill: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Strandhill...

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