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

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

Burnley is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather medium-sized town close to the water with a population of 73480 people. The water temperature around Burnley changes significantly throughout the year. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Burnley 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 Burnley?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Burnley is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Burnley?

There are not many surf spots close to Burnley. A spot, which is not too far away, is Seaton Carew, which is roughly 73.1km (46.1miles) away from Burnley. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Seaton Carew and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Burnley are Saltburn, which is roughly 74.2km (46.1miles) away, and Staithes, located ca 78.3km (48.6miles) from Burnley.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are some gorgeous beaches near to Burnley. The closest one is Largs, which is just 9.8km (6.1miles) away from Burnley. Another beach near Burnley is Saundersfoot, which is roughly 14.7km (9.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Burnley?

The sea temperature around Burnley 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 required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Burnley. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures drop down to 5°C (41°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Burnley?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Burnley: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Burnley...

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