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

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

Barnoldswick is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 11101 people. The water temperature around Barnoldswick changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 5.2°C (41.4°F) in March up to 16.3°C (61.3°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Barnoldswick 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 Barnoldswick?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Barnoldswick is approximately:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Barnoldswick. A spot that might be worth checking out is Seaton Carew, which is 65.4km (41.7miles) away from Barnoldswick. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Seaton Carew and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Barnoldswick are Saltburn, which is ca 67.2km (41.7miles) away, and Staithes, located 71.7km (44.5miles) from Barnoldswick.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches in close proximity to Barnoldswick. The closest one is Largs, which is only 16.3km (10.1miles) away from Barnoldswick. Another beach near Barnoldswick is Dunoon, which is 19.8km (12.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Barnoldswick?

The water temperature around Barnoldswick is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Barnoldswick. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Barnoldswick?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Barnoldswick: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Barnoldswick...

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