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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ardglass, United Kingdom

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

Ardglass is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1676 people. The water temperature around Ardglass varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.5°C (45.6°F) in April up to 13.7°C (56.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ardglass 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 Ardglass?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters around Ardglass is ca:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Ardglass. The next good one is Clogherhead, which is roughly 38km (47miles) away from Ardglass. Click here to check out more information on Clogherhead and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ardglass are Portballintrae, which is roughly 75.7km (47miles) away, and White Rocks, located approximately 76.2km (47.4miles) from Ardglass.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Ardglass?

There are not many beaches near to Ardglass. The closest decent beach is Clogherhead, which is 41.5km (25.8miles) away from Ardglass. Another good beach near Ardglass is Shelling Hill Templetown, which is approximately 47.6km (29.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Ardglass?

The sea temperature around Ardglass is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°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 . Nevertheless, during spring, temperatures drop down to roughly 8°C (46°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Ardglass?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during March, April, and May. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ardglass: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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