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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Broad Haven South, Wales

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Broad Haven South...

Broad Haven South is a beach in Wales. The water temperature around Broad Haven South changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7°C (44.5°F) in March up to 14.7°C (58.5°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Broad Haven South 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 Broad Haven South?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Broad Haven South is ca:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Broad Haven South. The nearest one is Broadhaven North, which is only 0.3km (3miles) away from Broad Haven South. Click here for directions and for more information on Broadhaven North and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Broad Haven South are Newgale, which is roughly 4.8km (3miles) away, and Fresh Water West, located ca 8.7km (5.4miles) from Broad Haven South.

Are there any other white sand beaches near by?

There are a few other beaches close to Broad Haven South. The closest one is Freshwater West, which is 8.6km (5.4miles) away from Broad Haven South. Another nice beach near Broad Haven South is Fishguard, which is roughly 15.5km (9.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Broad Haven South?

The sea temperature at Broad Haven South is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Broad Haven South. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to nearly 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Broad Haven South?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Broad Haven South: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Broad Haven South...

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