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

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

Anglesey is an island in United Kingdom. It is one of the islands of the North Wales island group. The water temperature around Anglesey changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.8°F) in March up to 15°C (58.9°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Anglesey 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 Anglesey?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters around Anglesey is ca:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Anglesey. A spot, which is not too far away, is Hells Mouth, which is about 25.9km (24.3miles) away from Anglesey. Click here for directions and for more information on Hells Mouth and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Anglesey are Tywyn, which is roughly 39.1km (24.3miles) away, and The Trap-Aberystwyth, located 51.1km (31.8miles) from Anglesey.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Anglesey. A good beach nearby is Colwyn Bay, which is just 25.1km (15.6miles) away from Anglesey. Another beach near Anglesey is Rhyl, which is approximately 35.7km (22.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Anglesey?

The sea temperature around Anglesey is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Anglesey. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Anglesey?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during fall when water temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Anglesey: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Anglesey...

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