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

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

Appleton is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Appleton changes extremely during 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 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 Appleton 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 Appleton?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Appleton is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Appleton. A spot, which is not too far away, is Tywyn, which is roughly 83km (56.8miles) away from Appleton. Click here for more information on Tywyn and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Appleton are The Trap-Aberystwyth, which is 91.4km (56.8miles) away, and Hells Mouth, located ca 91.7km (57miles) from Appleton.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are other beaches near to Appleton. The nearest one is Pendine, which is 4.6km (2.9miles) away from Appleton. Another gorgeous beach near Appleton is St Helens, which is approximately 9.9km (6.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Appleton?

The water temperature around Appleton 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 around Appleton. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to approximately 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 high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Appleton?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Appleton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Appleton...

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