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

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

Ventry is a beach in Ireland. The water temperature around Ventry changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 8.9°C (48°F) in April up to 15.2°C (59.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ventry 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 Ventry?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Ventry is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Ventry. The nearest one is Coumeenole, which is 4.8km (4.1miles) away from Ventry. Click here for more information on Coumeenole and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ventry are Inch Reef, which is 6.7km (4.1miles) away, and Inch Strand Kerry spot, located 16.7km (10.4miles) from Ventry.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches in proximity to Ventry. The nearest one is Castlegregory, which is 16.6km (10.3miles) away from Ventry. Another good beach near Ventry is Inch, which is roughly 17km (10.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ventry?

The water temperature at Ventry is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°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 . However, during spring, temperatures come down to roughly 9°C (48°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended 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 recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ventry?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ventry: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ventry...

Do you know what the the city Abbeville in the United States, the city Montbert in the France, and the city Earlsfield in the United Kingdom have in common with Ventry? Click on the links to find out...