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

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

Cottingham is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Cottingham changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 5.7°C (42.3°F) in February up to 14.6°C (58.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cottingham 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 Cottingham?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Cottingham is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Cottingham?

There are not many surf spots close to Cottingham. The closest decent spot is Cayton Bay, which is just 32.1km (21.4miles) away from Cottingham. Click here for directions and for more information on Cayton Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Cottingham are South Bay, which is ca 34.5km (21.4miles) away, and North bay, located 35.2km (21.9miles) from Cottingham.

Are there sandy beaches near Cottingham?

There are some other beautiful beaches close to Cottingham. The closest one is Castle Cove, which is 4.2km (2.6miles) away from Cottingham. Another gorgeous beach near Cottingham is Castle Cove, which is approximately 4.2km (2.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Cottingham?

The sea temperature around Cottingham is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures come down to 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Cottingham?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Cottingham: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Cottingham...

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