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

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

Tallaght is a coastal city in Ireland. It is a fairly mid-size city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 64282 people. The water temperature around Tallaght varies 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Tallaght 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 Tallaght?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Tallaght is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Tallaght. The next good one is Clogherhead, which is roughly 39.9km (50.8miles) away from Tallaght. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Clogherhead and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Tallaght are Hells Mouth, which is 81.8km (50.8miles) away, and Tramore, located approximately 84.5km (52.5miles) from Tallaght.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Tallaght?

There are other nice beaches near to Tallaght. The closest one is Merrion Strand, which is just 7.3km (4.5miles) away from Tallaght. Another good beach near Tallaght is Sandymount Strand, which is ca 7.8km (4.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Tallaght?

The sea temperature around Tallaght 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Tallaght. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 5/4 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 amounts of time . For very windy 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 near Tallaght?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Tallaght: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Tallaght...

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