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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bangor, England

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

Bangor is a beach in England. The water temperature around Bangor changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.7°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bangor 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 at Bangor?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Bangor is about:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Bangor. A spot that might be worth checking out is Tywyn, which is roughly 57.5km (40.1miles) away from Bangor. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tywyn and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Bangor are The Trap-Aberystwyth, which is 64.6km (40.1miles) away, and Hells Mouth, located approximately 71km (44.1miles) from Bangor.

Are there any other beaches near by?

There are a few beaches near to Bangor. The closest one is Nefyn, which is just 16.1km (10miles) away from Bangor. Another gorgeous beach near Bangor is Benllech, which is 16.1km (10miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Bangor?

The sea temperature at Bangor is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Bangor. However, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Bangor?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bangor: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bangor...

Do you know what the the city South Collingham in United Kingdom, the city Ashland in United States, and the city Lisewo Malborskie in Poland have in common with Bangor? Click on the links to find out...