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

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

Elton is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Elton varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42.1°F) in February up to 16.4°C (61.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Elton 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 Elton?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Elton is about:
15°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Elton. The nearest one is Seaton Carew, which is only 10.8km (10miles) away from Elton. Click here to check out more information on Seaton Carew and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Elton are Saltburn, which is 16.1km (10miles) away, and Staithes, located roughly 23.3km (14.5miles) from Elton.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are other gorgeous beaches close to Elton. The nearest one is Seaton Carew, which is just 10.3km (6.4miles) away from Elton. Another fun beach near Elton is Redcar, which is 12km (7.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Elton?

The water temperature around Elton is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Elton?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (53-62°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Elton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Elton...

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