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

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

Glenariff is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1286 people. The water temperature around Glenariff varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.3°C (45.1°F) in March up to 13.2°C (55.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Glenariff 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 Glenariff?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Glenariff is approximately:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Glenariff. The next good one is Portballintrae, which is about 22km (15miles) away from Glenariff. Click here to check out more information on Portballintrae and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Glenariff are White Rocks, which is 24.1km (15miles) away, and East Strand, located 25.2km (15.7miles) from Glenariff.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Glenariff?

No, there are not many beaches near to Glenariff. One beach, which is not too far away, is Portstewart Strand, which is 27.3km (17miles) away from Glenariff. Another good beach near Glenariff is Culdaff, which is ca 46.2km (28.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Glenariff?

The water temperature around Glenariff 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to nearly 7°C (45°F). During 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 high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Glenariff?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°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 August, September, and October when temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Glenariff: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Glenariff...

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