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

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

Drighlington is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Drighlington varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.5°C (41.9°F) in February up to 13.7°C (56.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Drighlington 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 Drighlington?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Drighlington is approximately:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Drighlington. A spot, which is not too far away, is South Bay, which is roughly 62.6km (38.9miles) away from Drighlington. Click here to check out more information on South Bay and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Drighlington are Cayton Bay, which is approximately 62.7km (38.9miles) away, and North bay, located approximately 62.9km (39.1miles) from Drighlington.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are several beaches near to Drighlington. The nearest one is Dunoon, which is just 4.3km (2.7miles) away from Drighlington. Another beach near Drighlington is Helensburgh, which is 15.3km (9.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Drighlington?

The water temperature around Drighlington is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to approximately 5°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Drighlington?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Drighlington: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Drighlington...

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