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Fennels Bay water temperature
Fennels Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.1

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Fennels Bay Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Cork, Ireland)

Today's Fennels Bay sea temperature is 13.8 °C.

Statistics for 20 Sep (1981–2005) – mean: 15.4 °C, range: 13.6 °C to 16.9 °C

The water temperature at Fennels Bay is rather cool (13 °C) and the air temperature will feel similar. A good quality spring wetsuit with optional neoprene boots should suffice. No need for wetsuit gloves.

Ireland Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Ireland
Surface Water Temperatures
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Ireland Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Ireland
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

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at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Fennels Bay. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Fennels Bay Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Fennels Bay sea water temperatures peak in the range 14 to 19°C (57 to 66°F) on around the 15th of August and are at their lowest on about the 28th of February, in the range 9 to 10°C (48 to 50°F). The maximum seasonal sea water temperatures at Fennels Bay in mid August lend themselves to a 4/3mm wetsuit or a 3/2mm suit and 3mm neoprene boots. At its lowest in the fourth week of February, low sea water temperatures at Fennels Bay are suited to a 5/4mm or 5/3mm good quality wetsuit with neoprene gloves and 3mm boots. You will need a hood if it's windy or the air is cold.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Fennels Bay can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Fennels Bay. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.