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

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

Downton is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Downton changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (44.9°F) in March up to 16.6°C (61.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Downton 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 Downton?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Downton is ca:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Downton. The next good one is The Trap-Aberystwyth, which is just 53.1km (34.2miles) away from Downton. Click here for more information on The Trap-Aberystwyth and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Downton are Tywyn, which is ca 55km (34.2miles) away, and Aberavon, located 68.4km (42.5miles) from Downton.

Are there sandy beaches close to Downton?

There are not too many beaches near to Downton. A good beach nearby is Bangor, which is 44.2km (27.4miles) away from Downton. Another gorgeous beach near Downton is Aberystwyth, which is 52.8km (32.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Downton?

The sea temperature around Downton is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°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 people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, temperatures drop down to approximately 7°C (45°F). During these months, 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 fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Downton?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Downton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Downton...

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