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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ashton-under-Lyne, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ashton-under-Lyne...

Ashton-under-Lyne is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 43675 people. The water temperature around Ashton-under-Lyne has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 5.5°C (41.9°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 Ashton-under-Lyne 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 Ashton-under-Lyne?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Ashton-under-Lyne is approximately:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Ashton-under-Lyne. A good spot nearby is Cayton Bay, which is just 87.6km (54.5miles) away from Ashton-under-Lyne. Click here to check out more information on Cayton Bay and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Ashton-under-Lyne are South Bay, which is ca 87.7km (54.5miles) away, and North bay, located 88.1km (54.7miles) from Ashton-under-Lyne.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few other gorgeous beaches close to Ashton-under-Lyne. The nearest one is Abergele, which is just 5.6km (3.5miles) away from Ashton-under-Lyne. Another beautiful beach near Ashton-under-Lyne is Abersoch, which is 5.8km (3.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Ashton-under-Lyne?

The water temperature around Ashton-under-Lyne 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 feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of 5°C (42°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Ashton-under-Lyne?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing 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 love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ashton-under-Lyne: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ashton-under-Lyne...

Do you know what the the city Beringin in Indonesia, the city San Demetrio Ne Vestini in Italy, and the city Iwata in Japan have in common with Ashton-under-Lyne? Click on the links to find out...