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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Criccieth, England

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

Criccieth is a beach in England. The water temperature around Criccieth has significant variability 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Criccieth 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 at Criccieth?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Criccieth is ca:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Criccieth?

There are not many surf spots close to Criccieth. A good spot nearby is Cayton Bay, which is roughly 94.4km (58.7miles) away from Criccieth. Click here for more information on Cayton Bay and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Criccieth are South Bay, which is ca 94.5km (58.7miles) away, and North bay, located ca 94.9km (58.9miles) from Criccieth.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are several other gorgeous beaches near to Criccieth. The nearest one is Abersoch, which is 2.7km (1.6miles) away from Criccieth. Another nice beach near Criccieth is Abergele, which is approximately 2.7km (1.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Criccieth?

The sea temperature at Criccieth 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Criccieth. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to roughly 5°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Criccieth?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Criccieth: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Criccieth...

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