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

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

Harrogate is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly mid-size city close to the water with a population of 87024 people. The water temperature around Harrogate changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 6.5°C (43.7°F) in April up to 13.8°C (56.9°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Harrogate 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 Harrogate?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Harrogate is about:
10°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Harrogate?

There are not many surf spots close to Harrogate. A spot, which is not too far away, is Saltburn, which is just 47km (30.3miles) away from Harrogate. Click here for more information on Saltburn and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Harrogate are Seaton Carew, which is 48.8km (30.3miles) away, and Staithes, located 49.6km (30.8miles) from Harrogate.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are some other beaches close to Harrogate. The nearest one is Girvan, which is 16.8km (10.4miles) away from Harrogate. Another gorgeous beach near Harrogate is Dunoon, which is roughly 17km (10.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Harrogate?

The sea temperature around Harrogate is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Harrogate. Nevertheless, during spring, temperatures drop down to nearly 7°C (44°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Harrogate?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Harrogate: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Harrogate...

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