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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Black Rock, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Black Rock...

Black Rock is an island in United Kingdom. It is one of the islands of the island group. The water temperature around Black Rock changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.5°C (45.5°F) in March up to 14°C (57.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Black Rock 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 Black Rock?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Black Rock is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Black Rock. The next good one is Clogherhead, which is about 46.8km (40.8miles) away from Black Rock. Click here for directions and for more information on Clogherhead and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Black Rock are Portballintrae, which is ca 65.6km (40.8miles) away, and White Rocks, located ca 66.5km (41.3miles) from Black Rock.

Are there white sand beaches close to Black Rock?

There are not too many beaches near to Black Rock. One beach, which is not too far away, is Clogherhead, which is just 50.7km (31.5miles) away from Black Rock. Another beach near Black Rock is Shelling Hill Templetown, which is roughly 56km (34.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Black Rock?

The sea temperature around Black Rock is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 8°C (46°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 ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Black Rock?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Black Rock: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Black Rock...

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