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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Clayton-le-Woods...

Clayton-le-Woods is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 14528 people. The water temperature around Clayton-le-Woods varies dramatically throughout 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 Clayton-le-Woods 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-le-Woods?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Clayton-le-Woods is about:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots near Clayton-le-Woods?

There are not too many surf spots close to Clayton-le-Woods. The closest decent spot is Seaton Carew, which is about 89.4km (56.9miles) away from Clayton-le-Woods. Click here for more information on Seaton Carew and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Clayton-le-Woods are Saltburn, which is approximately 91.7km (56.9miles) away, and Staithes, located approximately 96.2km (59.8miles) from Clayton-le-Woods.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are some beautiful beaches in proximity to Clayton-le-Woods. The nearest one is Preston, which is 4.8km (3miles) away from Clayton-le-Woods. Another good beach near Clayton-le-Woods is Largs, which is approximately 9.4km (5.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Clayton-le-Woods?

The water temperature around Clayton-le-Woods 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 a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 5°C (42°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts 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 scuba diving and fishing close to Clayton-le-Woods?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter 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 normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Clayton-le-Woods: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Clayton-le-Woods...

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