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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Alderley Edge, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Alderley Edge...

Alderley Edge is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4408 people. The water temperature around Alderley Edge changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.7°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Alderley Edge 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 Alderley Edge?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Alderley Edge is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Alderley Edge. A spot that might be worth checking out is Tywyn, which is about 92.4km (61.9miles) away from Alderley Edge. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tywyn and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Alderley Edge are The Trap-Aberystwyth, which is ca 99.6km (61.9miles) away, and Cayton Bay, located ca 100km (62.1miles) from Alderley Edge.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are other beaches in proximity to Alderley Edge. The closest one is Portrush, which is just 5.1km (3.2miles) away from Alderley Edge. Another gorgeous beach near Alderley Edge is Criccieth, which is 7km (4.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Alderley Edge?

The sea temperature around Alderley Edge is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Alderley Edge?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Alderley Edge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Alderley Edge...

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