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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bamburgh, England

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

Bamburgh is a beach in England. The water temperature around Bamburgh changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.2°C (41.3°F) in February up to 12.9°C (55.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bamburgh 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 at Bamburgh?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Bamburgh is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close to Bamburgh?

There are not too many surf spots close to Bamburgh. The next good one is Bamburgh, which is roughly 0.3km (15.8miles) away from Bamburgh. Click here for directions and for more information on Bamburgh and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bamburgh are Coldingham Bay, which is 25.4km (15.8miles) away, and Pease Bay, located roughly 32.8km (20.4miles) from Bamburgh.

Are there any other nice beaches close to Bamburgh?

Yes, there are several other nice beaches near to Bamburgh. The closest one is Seahouses, which is 3.1km (1.9miles) away from Bamburgh. Another beach near Bamburgh is North Berwick, which is ca 15.9km (9.9miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Bamburgh?

The water temperature at Bamburgh is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (55°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required 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 scuba diving at Bamburgh. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bamburgh?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary 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. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Bamburgh: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bamburgh...

Do you know what the the city Wittenhagen in Germany, the city Haslev in Denmark, and the city Bourg-Blanc in France have in common with Bamburgh? Click on the links to find out...