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

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

Glenavy is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 1089 people. The water temperature around Glenavy has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (44.9°F) in March up to 13.3°C (55.9°F) in the month of October, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Glenavy 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 Glenavy?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Glenavy is about:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Glenavy. A spot that might be worth checking out is White Rocks, which is 45.3km (28.2miles) away from Glenavy. Click here for directions and to check out more information on White Rocks and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Glenavy are Portballintrae, which is roughly 45.4km (28.2miles) away, and West Strand, located 45.5km (28.3miles) from Glenavy.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Glenavy. A beach that might be worth checking out is Portstewart Strand, which is only 45.1km (28miles) away from Glenavy. Another nice beach near Glenavy is Clogherhead, which is approximately 55.3km (34.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Glenavy?

The water temperature around Glenavy is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of . During this time, in the , a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures come down to roughly 7°C (45°F). During these months, 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 good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy 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 near Glenavy?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change 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 change during when water temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Glenavy: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Glenavy...

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