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

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

Donaghadee is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 7369 people. The water temperature around Donaghadee changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.4°F) in March up to 13.3°C (55.9°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Donaghadee 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 Donaghadee?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Donaghadee. A good spot nearby is Portballintrae, which is 56.3km (35.8miles) away from Donaghadee. Click here for more information on Portballintrae and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Donaghadee are White Rocks, which is 57.7km (35.8miles) away, and East Strand, located roughly 58.7km (36.4miles) from Donaghadee.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Donaghadee. A beach that might be worth checking out is Portstewart Strand, which is 59.7km (37.1miles) away from Donaghadee. Another beach near Donaghadee is Clogherhead, approximately 65.3km (40.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Donaghadee?

The sea temperature around Donaghadee is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°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 a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Donaghadee. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to roughly 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Donaghadee?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Donaghadee: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Donaghadee...

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