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

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

Cayton Bay is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Cayton Bay varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.4°C (41.8°F) in February up to 13.7°C (56.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cayton 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 Cayton Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Cayton Bay is approximately:
5°C (42°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Cayton Bay. The nearest one is South Bay, which is just 2.9km (1.8miles) away from Cayton Bay. Click here to check out more information on South Bay and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Cayton Bay is North bay, which is roughly 3.7km (2.3miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches near to Cayton Bay. The nearest one is Scarborough, which is just 3.2km (2miles) away from Cayton Bay. Another beautiful beach near Cayton Bay is Scarborough, which is ca 3.2km (2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Cayton Bay?

The water temperature at Cayton Bay is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Cayton Bay. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to roughly 5°C (42°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 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 scuba diving and fishing close to Cayton Bay?

Due to relatively large 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 (42-51°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, 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 range from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Cayton Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Cayton Bay...

Do you know what the the city Cretone in Italy, the city Handorf in Germany, and the city Naeso in South Korea have in common with Cayton Bay? Click on the links to find out...