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

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

Cullercoats is a beach in England. The water temperature around Cullercoats has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.5°C (41.9°F) in February up to 13.5°C (56.3°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 Cullercoats 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 Cullercoats?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Cullercoats is about:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Cullercoats. The nearest one is Tynemouth Longsands, which is 0.7km (1.8miles) away from Cullercoats. Click here for directions and for more information on Tynemouth Longsands and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Cullercoats are South Shields, which is ca 2.9km (1.8miles) away, and Blyth Beach, located roughly 5.9km (3.7miles) from Cullercoats.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Cullercoats. The closest one is Whitley Bay, which is only 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Cullercoats. Another gorgeous beach near Cullercoats is Tynemouth, which is 1.1km (0.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Cullercoats?

The water temperature at Cullercoats is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (56°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to approximately 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Cullercoats?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (47-56°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Cullercoats: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Cullercoats...

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