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

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

Bamburgh is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Bamburgh changes slightly during 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 any other surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Bamburgh. The closest decent spot is Coldingham Bay, which is only 25.2km (15.6miles) away from Bamburgh. Click here for more information on Coldingham Bay and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Bamburgh is Pease Bay, which is approximately 32.6km (20.2miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are more beautiful beaches in proximity to Bamburgh. The nearest one is Bamburgh, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Bamburgh. Another good beach near Bamburgh is Seahouses, which is roughly 3.3km (2.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed 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 recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures come down to roughly 5°C (41°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended 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 advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bamburgh?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that like to hang out 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...

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