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

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

Barmouth is a beach in England. The water temperature around Barmouth has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.7°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Barmouth 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 Barmouth?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Barmouth is ca:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Barmouth?

There are not many surf spots close to Barmouth. The closest decent spot is Tywyn, which is 74.1km (48.8miles) away from Barmouth. Click here to check out more information on Tywyn and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Barmouth are Hells Mouth, which is ca 78.6km (48.8miles) away, and The Trap-Aberystwyth, located 84.1km (52.2miles) from Barmouth.

Are there any other white sand beaches near Barmouth?

There are some nice beaches in close proximity to Barmouth. The nearest one is Ferryside, which is only 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Barmouth. Another beautiful beach near Barmouth is New Brighton, which is ca 2.4km (1.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Barmouth?

The sea temperature at Barmouth 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Barmouth. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of nearly 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Barmouth?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically 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 Barmouth: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Barmouth...

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