Carrickfergus Sea Temperature

(Today) 2024

8.1°C / 46.6°F

The water will feel cold. All but the most ardent watersports enthusiasts will be thinking of packing up for the winter. If not we'd suggest a thick 5/4mm wetsuit along with some boots and a hood.

Current weather

4°C / 39°F
(scattered clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
5 mph
Humidity
90%

The measurements for the water temperature in Carrickfergus, N Ireland are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Carrickfergus water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Carrickfergus average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Carrickfergus
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 7.6 7.2 6.9 7.7 9.1 9.7 11.8 13.3 13.6 12.6 11.2 9.2
Max °C 10 9.1 9.1 9.9 10.9 13.9 15.4 15.1 14.9 14.2 13.4 11.8
Min °F 46.6 45.7 45.3 46.7 49.1 51.1 54.7 56.7 57 55.3 53 49.6
Max °F 49 47.6 47.5 48.9 50.9 55.3 58.3 58.5 58.3 56.9 55.2 52.2

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 57.6°F / 14.2°C. The coldest month is March with an average water temperature of 46.4°F / 8.0°C.


7 day tide forecast for Carrickfergus

FriSatSunMonTueWedThu
  • Low 04:36am
    (0.87m)
  • High 10:43am
    (3.17m)
  • Low 04:56pm
    (0.66m)
  • High 11:13pm
    (2.9m)
  • Low 05:06am
    (0.8m)
  • High 11:15am
    (3.24m)
  • Low 05:26pm
    (0.6m)
  • High 11:41pm
    (2.92m)
  • Low 05:37am
    (0.75m)
  • High 11:46am
    (3.27m)
  • Low 05:55pm
    (0.56m)
  • High 12:10am
    (2.92m)
  • Low 06:10am
    (0.71m)
  • High 12:18pm
    (3.28m)
  • Low 06:26pm
    (0.55m)
  • High 12:40am
    (2.92m)
  • Low 06:40am
    (0.69m)
  • High 12:50pm
    (3.25m)
  • Low 06:57pm
    (0.56m)
  • High 01:11am
    (2.92m)
  • Low 07:12am
    (0.69m)
  • High 01:22pm
    (3.21m)
  • Low 07:28pm
    (0.59m)
  • High 01:41am
    (2.91m)
  • Low 07:45am
    (0.72m)
  • High 01:55pm
    (3.16m)
  • Low 08:01pm
    (0.64m)
7 day tide times for Carrickfergus

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Bangor, Northern Ireland) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.