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

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

Fishguard is a beach in England. The water temperature around Fishguard has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.8°F) in March up to 15.1°C (59.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Fishguard 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 Fishguard?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Fishguard is approximately:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Fishguard. The nearest one is Newgale, which is 11.7km (9.8miles) away from Fishguard. Click here for more information on Newgale and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Fishguard are Broadhaven North, which is ca 15.7km (9.8miles) away, and Fresh Water West, located approximately 23.5km (14.6miles) from Fishguard.

Are there any other nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Fishguard. The nearest one is Poppit Sands, which is only 14.1km (8.7miles) away from Fishguard. Another beach near Fishguard is Broad Haven South, which is roughly 15.5km (9.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Fishguard?

The water temperature at Fishguard is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 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 scuba diving and fishing near Fishguard?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Fishguard: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Fishguard...

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