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

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

Ambleside is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 3132 people. The water temperature around Ambleside has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.4°C (41.8°F) in February up to 15.5°C (60°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ambleside 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 Ambleside?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Ambleside is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Ambleside. A spot that might be worth checking out is Seaton Carew, which is 72.7km (45.3miles) away from Ambleside. Click here to check out more information on Seaton Carew and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Ambleside are South Shields, which is approximately 73km (45.3miles) away, and Tynemouth Longsands, located roughly 73.4km (45.6miles) from Ambleside.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are a few other beaches in close proximity to Ambleside. The nearest one is Grange-over-Sands, which is just 16.8km (10.4miles) away from Ambleside. Another beautiful beach near Ambleside is Saltcoats, which is 19.1km (11.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ambleside?

The sea temperature around Ambleside is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (60°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Ambleside. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 5°C (42°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ambleside?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ambleside: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ambleside...

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