Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ferndale, United Kingdom
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ferndale...
Ferndale is a coastal city in United Kingdom.
It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 7947 people.
The water temperature around Ferndale has extreme variability throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42.1°F) in February up to 16.7°C (62.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Ferndale 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 Ferndale?
The current water temperature in the month of November near Ferndale is ca:
Are there surf spots close by?
Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Ferndale. The closest one is Ogmore, which is just 15.8km (10.1miles) away from Ferndale. Click here
for directions and for more information on Ogmore and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ferndale are Southerndown
, which is roughly 16.3km (10.1miles) away, and Aberavon
, located approximately 16.5km (10.2miles) from Ferndale.
Are there sandy beaches close to Ferndale?
There are a few other nice beaches near to Ferndale. The closest one is Whitesands
, which is only 13.7km (8.5miles) away from Ferndale. Another nice beach near Ferndale is Aberystwyth
, which is ca 17.9km (11.1miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit do I need for Ferndale?
The sea temperature around Ferndale is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Ferndale. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to 6°C (42°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.
How is the diving and fishing close to Ferndale?
Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Ferndale: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Fun facts about Ferndale...
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