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

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

Crossgates is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 2200 people. The water temperature around Crossgates changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5°C (41°F) in February up to 13°C (55.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Crossgates 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 Crossgates?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Crossgates is about:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Crossgates. The next good one is Pease Bay, which is roughly 41.7km (31.1miles) away from Crossgates. Click here for directions and for more information on Pease Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Crossgates are Coldingham Bay, which is 50km (31.1miles) away, and Bamburgh, located approximately 72.2km (44.9miles) from Crossgates.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Crossgates?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Crossgates. The next good one is Burntisland, which is just 5.8km (3.6miles) away from Crossgates. Another gorgeous beach near Crossgates is St Andrews Beach, which is approximately 29.8km (18.5miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Crossgates?

The water temperature around Crossgates is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (55°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 more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Crossgates. However, during late winter, 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 might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold 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 close to Crossgates?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Crossgates: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Crossgates...

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