Sea Temperature

Donegal Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2017

10.6°C / 51°F

Current weather

(scattered clouds)
7°C / 45°F

Partly cloudy
Wind

9 mph

Humidity

95%


The measurements for the sea temperature in Donegal, Ulster are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly water temperatures over several years.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Donegal
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 8.6 8.4 8.1 8.7 10 10 12.5 13.5 13 11.8 11.3 10
Max °C 11.2 10.3 10.2 10.8 11.7 14.6 15.8 15.9 15.4 14.5 13.2 11.8
Min °F 48.5 47.8 47.4 48.5 50.6 51.8 55.8 57.3 56.4 54.3 53.1 50.7
Max °F 51.1 49.7 49.5 50.6 52.3 56.4 59.1 59.7 58.8 57 55 52.5

7 day tide forecast for Donegal

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • High 06:02am
    (2.07m)
  • Low 11:47am
    (0.87m)
  • High 06:19pm
    (1.96m)
  • Low 12:23am
    (0.69m)
  • High 06:35am
    (2.14m)
  • Low 12:26pm
    (0.86m)
  • High 06:49pm
    (1.96m)
  • Low 12:54am
    (0.67m)
  • High 07:08am
    (2.18m)
  • Low 01:04pm
    (0.87m)
  • High 07:20pm
    (1.94m)
  • Low 01:26am
    (0.67m)
  • High 07:42am
    (2.18m)
  • Low 01:42pm
    (0.89m)
  • High 07:52pm
    (1.91m)
  • Low 01:58am
    (0.70m)
  • High 08:17am
    (2.16m)
  • Low 02:21pm
    (0.92m)
  • High 08:26pm
    (1.85m)
  • Low 02:31am
    (0.74m)
  • High 08:56am
    (2.11m)
  • Low 03:03pm
    (0.96m)
  • High 09:03pm
    (1.77m)
  • Low 03:07am
    (0.81m)
  • High 09:40am
    (2.04m)
  • Low 03:50pm
    (1.00m)
  • High 09:45pm
    (1.69m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Portrush, Northern Ireland) and may differ by up to half and hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.

Average December sea temperatures

  • Max: 10°C / 50°F
  • Avg: 10.9°C / 51.6°F
  • Min: 11.8°C / 53.2°F
Donegal average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Donegal are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Donegal (54.650000, -8.116670)

Locations nearby

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Donegal are as accurate as current data allows there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions. Time of day and wind direction may have a temporary local effect as can water flows from neraby rivers.

Alternate names for Donegal
CFN, Donegal, Dun na nGall, DĂșn na nGall

Donegal average sea temperature chart