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

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

Bowdon is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 6214 people. The water temperature around Bowdon has a large variability throughout 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 Bowdon 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 Bowdon?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around Bowdon is ca:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Bowdon. A spot that might be worth checking out is Tywyn, which is roughly 90.8km (61.4miles) away from Bowdon. Click here to check out more information on Tywyn and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bowdon are The Trap-Aberystwyth, which is roughly 98.8km (61.4miles) away, and Hells Mouth, located roughly 100.3km (62.3miles) from Bowdon.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are several beaches near to Bowdon. The nearest one is Portrush, which is just 4.6km (2.8miles) away from Bowdon. Another beautiful beach near Bowdon is Criccieth, which is approximately 7.3km (4.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Bowdon?

The sea temperature around Bowdon 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 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 scuba diving around Bowdon. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 5°C (41°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Bowdon?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bowdon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bowdon...

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