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

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

Colne is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 20118 people. The water temperature around Colne changes dramatically year round. 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Colne 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 Colne?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Colne is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Colne. A good spot nearby is Seaton Carew, which is 68.3km (43.2miles) away from Colne. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Seaton Carew and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Colne are Saltburn, which is ca 69.6km (43.2miles) away, and Staithes, located roughly 73.7km (45.8miles) from Colne.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Colne. The closest one is Largs, which is only 14.1km (8.8miles) away from Colne. Another beach near Colne is Dunoon, which is 17.5km (10.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Colne?

The water temperature around Colne 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 scuba diving around Colne. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures drop down to approximately 5°C (41°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Colne?

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

Directions to Colne: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Colne...

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