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

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

Elwick is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Elwick has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 5.7°C (42.3°F) in February up to 13.8°C (56.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Elwick 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 Elwick?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Elwick is approximately:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Elwick. The closest one is Seaton Carew, which is only 4km (8.9miles) away from Elwick. Click here for directions and for more information on Seaton Carew and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Elwick are Saltburn, which is ca 14.3km (8.9miles) away, and Staithes, located roughly 21.7km (13.5miles) from Elwick.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few other beautiful beaches close to Elwick. The closest one is Seaton Carew, which is only 3.9km (2.4miles) away from Elwick. Another beautiful beach near Elwick is Redcar, which is 10.1km (6.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Elwick?

The water temperature around Elwick 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 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to roughly 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, 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 better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Elwick?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Elwick: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Elwick...

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