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

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

Doncaster is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite mid-size city close to the water with a population of 67670 people. The water temperature around Doncaster varies dramatically throughout 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Doncaster 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 Doncaster?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Doncaster is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near Doncaster?

There are not too many surf spots close to Doncaster. The next good one is Cayton Bay, which is roughly 58.9km (37.3miles) away from Doncaster. Click here for more information on Cayton Bay and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Doncaster are South Bay, which is ca 60.1km (37.3miles) away, and Sutton on sea, located approximately 60.2km (37.4miles) from Doncaster.

Are there beaches near Doncaster?

Yes, there are some other nice beaches near to Doncaster. The nearest one is Shell Island Wales, which is only 14.3km (8.9miles) away from Doncaster. Another good beach near Doncaster is Helensburgh, which is ca 15.3km (9.5miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Doncaster?

The water temperature around Doncaster 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 required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Doncaster?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Doncaster: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Doncaster...

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