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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rockall Trough

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

Rockall Trough is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Rockall Trough changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 9.5°C (49°F) in April up to 13.9°C (57°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Rockall Trough 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 Trough?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Rockall Trough is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Rockall Trough. A spot that might be worth checking out is Ballyheirnan Bay, which is almost 208.1km (129.2miles) away from Rockall Trough. Click here for more information on Ballyheirnan Bay and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Easky, which is ca 223.6km (138.9miles) away from Rockall Trough. Another fun surfspot is Easky, located roughly 223.6km (138.9miles) from Rockall Trough.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Rockall Trough?

Not many beaches are located near to Rockall Trough. One that might be worth checking out is Portarthur, which is more than 197.4km (122.6miles) away from Rockall Trough. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Carrickfinn, roughly 197.9km (122.9miles) away from Rockall Trough.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Rockall Trough?

The average sea temperature at Rockall Trough is definitely cold, around 11°C (52°F), with very little changes during the year. That is why a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Rockall Trough. That being said, 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 March, April, and May. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the diving and fishing near Rockall Trough?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar during the year. The waters at Rockall Trough are always cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (48-57°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Rockall Trough: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Rockall Trough...

Do you know what the the city Fauske in Norway, the geo Second South Pass , and the city Pestera in Romania have in common with Rockall Trough? Click on the links to find out...