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

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

Garvagh is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 1372 people. The water temperature around Garvagh changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (45°F) in April up to 13.5°C (56.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Garvagh 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 Garvagh?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Garvagh is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Garvagh?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Garvagh. The nearest one is West Strand, which is 15km (9.7miles) away from Garvagh. Click here for directions and for more information on West Strand and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Garvagh are White Rocks, which is ca 15.6km (9.7miles) away, and East Strand, located roughly 15.6km (9.7miles) from Garvagh.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Garvagh. A beach that might be worth checking out is Portstewart Strand, which is just 13.5km (8.4miles) away from Garvagh. Another beach near Garvagh is Culdaff, roughly 28.7km (17.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Garvagh?

The sea temperature around Garvagh is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (56°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Garvagh. However, during March, April, and May, temperatures come down to 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold 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 Garvagh?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary 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. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (47-56°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Garvagh: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Garvagh...

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