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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Port Erin, Isle of Man

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Port Erin...

Port Erin is a coastal city in the Isle of Man. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3530 people. The water temperature around Port Erin has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.3°C (45.1°F) in March up to 14°C (57.2°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Port Erin 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 Port Erin?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Port Erin is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Port Erin. The next good one is Clogherhead, which is about 62.8km (54.8miles) away from Port Erin. Click here to check out more information on Clogherhead and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Port Erin are Hells Mouth, which is approximately 88.2km (54.8miles) away, and Portballintrae, located ca 105.5km (65.5miles) from Port Erin.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Port Erin?

No, there are not many beaches near to Port Erin. One beach, which is not too far away, is Saltcoats, which is 56.9km (35.3miles) away from Port Erin. Another nice beach near Port Erin is Biggar, which is roughly 61.3km (38.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Port Erin?

The water temperature around Port Erin is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Port Erin. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 7°C (45°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, 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 advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Port Erin?

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 spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Port Erin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Port Erin...

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