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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Altrincham, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Altrincham...

Altrincham is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 41548 people. The water temperature around Altrincham varies significantly year round. 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Altrincham 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 Altrincham?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Altrincham is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Altrincham. A good spot nearby is Tywyn, which is roughly 91.8km (61.8miles) away from Altrincham. Click here for more information on Tywyn and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Altrincham are Saltburn, which is ca 99.5km (61.8miles) away, and The Trap-Aberystwyth, located roughly 99.9km (62miles) from Altrincham.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few gorgeous beaches near to Altrincham. The nearest one is Portrush, which is only 3.9km (2.4miles) away from Altrincham. Another good beach near Altrincham is Criccieth, which is ca 6.4km (4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Altrincham?

The water temperature around Altrincham 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 required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to roughly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Altrincham?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Altrincham: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Altrincham...

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