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

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

Sutton is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Sutton changes slightly during the year. 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sutton 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 Sutton?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Sutton is approximately:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Sutton. A spot, which is not too far away, is Clogherhead, which is about 32.8km (46.8miles) away from Sutton. Click here for more information on Clogherhead and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Sutton are Hells Mouth, which is roughly 75.4km (46.8miles) away, and Tramore, located approximately 95.6km (59.4miles) from Sutton.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Sutton. The nearest one is Portmarnock, which is 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Sutton. Another beach near Sutton is Dollymount Strand, which is 3.1km (1.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Sutton?

The water temperature at Sutton 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 a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Sutton. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to roughly 7°C (44°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sutton?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Sutton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sutton...

Do you know what the the city Har Adar in Israel, the geo Osumi Seamount , and the city Mountain Ash in United Kingdom have in common with Sutton? Click on the links to find out...