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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rockall Bank

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rockall Bank...

Rockall Bank is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Rockall Bank varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.5°C (47.2°F) in January up to 13.2°C (55.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Rockall Bank 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 Rockall Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Rockall Bank is approximately:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Rockall Bank. A good spot nearby is Ballyheirnan Bay, which is 287.3km (178.4miles) away from Rockall Bank. Click here for directions and for more information on Ballyheirnan Bay and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Easky, which is ca 296.2km (184miles) away from Rockall Bank. Another surfspot is Easky, located roughly 296.2km (184miles) from Rockall Bank.

Are there nice beaches located close to Rockall Bank?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Rockall Bank. A good beach nearby is Belmullet: Elly Bay, which is more than 274.6km (170.5miles) away from Rockall Bank. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Belmullet: Mullaghroe Beach, roughly 274.6km (170.5miles) away from Rockall Bank.

What wetsuit is needed for Rockall Bank?

The average water temperature at Rockall Bank is definitely cold, around 10°C (51°F), with very little changes during the year. Hence, a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Rockall Bank. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are December, January, and February. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the fall, especially in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Rockall Bank?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters at Rockall Bank are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 8 and 13°C (47-56°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Rockall Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rockall Bank...

Do you know what the the city Bulacan in the Philippines, the city Stinstedt in the Germany, and the city Albalat de la Ribera in the Spain have in common with Rockall Bank? Click on the links to find out...