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

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

Ballymoney is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 9625 people. The water temperature around Ballymoney has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (45°F) in April up to 13.5°C (56.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ballymoney 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 Ballymoney?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Ballymoney is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Ballymoney. The nearest one is White Rocks, which is just 10.2km (6.5miles) away from Ballymoney. Click here for more information on White Rocks and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ballymoney are Portballintrae, which is approximately 10.5km (6.5miles) away, and West Strand, located ca 10.7km (6.6miles) from Ballymoney.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Ballymoney. The next good one is Portstewart Strand, which is 11.1km (6.9miles) away from Ballymoney. Another beautiful beach near Ballymoney is Culdaff, which is approximately 29.8km (18.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Ballymoney?

The sea temperature around Ballymoney is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (56°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during spring, sea temperatures cool down to 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Ballymoney?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during March, April, and May. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (47-56°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ballymoney: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ballymoney...

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