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

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

Breakwater is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Breakwater has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 8.2°C (46.7°F) in March up to 15.9°C (60.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Breakwater 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 Breakwater?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Breakwater is ca:
9°C (47°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Breakwater. The nearest one is St Ives harbour wall , which is only 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Breakwater. Click here to check out more information on St Ives harbour wall and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Breakwater is Porthmeor, which is ca 0.3km (0.2miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are other beaches in proximity to Breakwater. The nearest one is Ayr, which is only 0.6km (0.4miles) away from Breakwater. Another beautiful beach near Breakwater is St Ives, which is approximately 0.8km (0.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Breakwater?

The sea temperature at Breakwater is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 8°C (47°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Breakwater?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Breakwater: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Breakwater...

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