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

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

Darton is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 15259 people. The water temperature around Darton has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.9°C (40.8°F) in February up to 17.7°C (63.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Darton 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 Darton?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Darton is ca:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Darton?

There are not many surf spots close to Darton. The closest decent spot is Cayton Bay, which is 65.6km (41miles) away from Darton. Click here for directions and for more information on Cayton Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Darton are South Bay, which is approximately 66.1km (41miles) away, and North bay, located ca 66.5km (41.3miles) from Darton.

Are there sandy beaches close to Darton?

There are several other nice beaches in close proximity to Darton. The closest one is Helensburgh, which is 2.4km (1.5miles) away from Darton. Another beautiful beach near Darton is Dunoon, which is approximately 16.5km (10.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Darton?

The sea temperature around Darton is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Darton. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to nearly 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Darton?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Darton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Darton...

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