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

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

Axminster is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5062 people. The water temperature around Axminster varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.3°F) in March up to 16.1°C (61°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Axminster 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 Axminster?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Axminster is about:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Axminster. A spot, which is not too far away, is Beer Point, which is roughly 8km (12.6miles) away from Axminster. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Beer Point and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Axminster are BoneYard Exmouth, which is roughly 20.3km (12.6miles) away, and Kimmeridge Bay Bench, located approximately 39.7km (24.7miles) from Axminster.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches near to Axminster. The closest one is Lyme Regis, which is just 4.8km (3miles) away from Axminster. Another nice beach near Axminster is Lyme Regis, which is ca 4.8km (3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Axminster?

The sea temperature around Axminster is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°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 fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to 7°C (44°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly 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 near Axminster?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Axminster: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Axminster...

Do you know what the the city Pomigliano dArco in Italy, the city Vlissingen in Netherlands, and the city Gros Islet in Saint Lucia have in common with Axminster? Click on the links to find out...