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

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

Ashington is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Ashington has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.3°C (41.5°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Ashington 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 Ashington?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters near Ashington is about:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Ashington. The closest one is Blyth Beach, which is just 5.1km (7.1miles) away from Ashington. Click here for directions and for more information on Blyth Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ashington are Tynemouth Longsands, which is ca 11.5km (7.1miles) away, and South Shields, located roughly 13.7km (8.5miles) from Ashington.

Are there beaches located close to Ashington?

There are several nice beaches near to Ashington. The closest one is Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, which is only 3.2km (2miles) away from Ashington. Another nice beach near Ashington is Whitley Bay, which is ca 9.7km (6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Ashington?

The sea temperature around Ashington is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to approximately 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Ashington?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during fall 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 Ashington: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ashington...

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