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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near White Rocks, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about White Rocks...

White Rocks is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around White Rocks changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (45°F) in April up to 13.5°C (56.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since White Rocks 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 at White Rocks?

The current water temperature in the month of July at White Rocks is about:
12°C (54°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to White Rocks?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to White Rocks. The closest one is East Strand, which is just 1.2km (0.7miles) away from White Rocks. Click here for more information on East Strand and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near White Rocks is West Strand, which is approximately 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to White Rocks. The next good one is Portstewart Strand, which is 4.8km (3miles) away from White Rocks. Another gorgeous beach near White Rocks is Culdaff, approximately 22.4km (13.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for White Rocks?

The sea temperature at White Rocks is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (56°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at White Rocks. However, during March, April, and May, temperatures reach lows of approximately 7°C (45°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to White Rocks?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during March, April, and May. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (47-56°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to White Rocks: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about White Rocks...

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