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

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

Chorley is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 33888 people. The water temperature around Chorley varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.5°C (41.9°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Chorley 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 Chorley?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Chorley is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Chorley. The closest decent spot is Seaton Carew, which is 90.6km (57.4miles) away from Chorley. Click here for directions and for more information on Seaton Carew and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Chorley are Saltburn, which is approximately 92.4km (57.4miles) away, and Tywyn, located 96.2km (59.7miles) from Chorley.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Chorley?

Yes, there are other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Chorley. The closest one is Preston, which is 8.6km (5.3miles) away from Chorley. Another good beach near Chorley is Saundersfoot, which is ca 8.6km (5.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Chorley?

The water temperature around Chorley is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Chorley. However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of roughly 5°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Chorley?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. 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. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Chorley: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Chorley...

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