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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Carbis Bay, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Carbis Bay...

Carbis Bay is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Carbis Bay varies slightly year round. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Carbis Bay 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 Carbis Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Carbis Bay is about:
9°C (47°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Carbis Bay?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Carbis Bay. The nearest one is St Ives harbour wall , which is 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Carbis Bay. Click here for directions and to check out more information on St Ives harbour wall and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Carbis Bay is Breakwater, which is approximately 1.3km (0.8miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

There are some other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Carbis Bay. The closest one is St Ives, which is just 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Carbis Bay. Another beautiful beach near Carbis Bay is St Ives, which is roughly 1.5km (0.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Carbis Bay?

The sea temperature at Carbis Bay 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 ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Carbis Bay. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 8°C (47°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Carbis Bay?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Carbis Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Carbis Bay...

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