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

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

Clayton is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Clayton varies dramatically 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Clayton 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 Clayton?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Clayton is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Clayton?

There are not many surf spots close to Clayton. A spot that might be worth checking out is Saltburn, which is 66km (41.7miles) away from Clayton. Click here to check out more information on Saltburn and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Clayton are Seaton Carew, which is ca 67.1km (41.7miles) away, and South Bay, located approximately 67.3km (41.8miles) from Clayton.

Are there beaches near by?

There are several other beaches in close proximity to Clayton. The nearest one is Dunoon, which is just 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Clayton. Another fun beach near Clayton is Helensburgh, which is 19.5km (12.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Clayton?

The sea temperature around Clayton 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Clayton. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to nearly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Clayton?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Clayton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Clayton...

Do you know what the the city San Cristobal Honduras in Mexico, the geo Gulf of Bothnia , and the city Montigny-en-Gohelle in France have in common with Clayton? Click on the links to find out...