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

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

Galgate is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 1612 people. The water temperature around Galgate varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.2°C (41.4°F) in March up to 16.3°C (61.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Galgate 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 Galgate?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Galgate is approximately:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close to Galgate?

There are not too many surf spots close to Galgate. A spot that might be worth checking out is Seaton Carew, which is about 79.4km (52miles) away from Galgate. Click here to check out more information on Seaton Carew and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Galgate are Saltburn, which is roughly 83.7km (52miles) away, and South Shields, located approximately 88.8km (55.1miles) from Galgate.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are some beaches in proximity to Galgate. The nearest one is Morecambe Bay, which is only 6.9km (4.3miles) away from Galgate. Another good beach near Galgate is Morecambe, which is ca 7.1km (4.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Galgate?

The water temperature around Galgate is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures come down to roughly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, 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 recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Galgate?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Galgate: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Galgate...

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