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Ireland's 1,700-mile coast is filled with long, deep bays and mountainous peninsulas covered in grass, moss, and rock. The weather is often blustery and damp, rarely below freezing or above 70; water temperatures range from the high 30s in winter to low 60s in summer. Ireland has surf on the north, west, and south coasts, most of it generated from North Atlantic storms. From August to May, the cou...

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