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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Filey, England

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

Filey is a beach in England. The water temperature around Filey has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.4°C (41.8°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 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Filey 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 at Filey?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Filey is approximately:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Filey. The nearest one is Cayton Bay, which is just 3.5km (4miles) away from Filey. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Cayton Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Filey are South Bay, which is ca 6.4km (4miles) away, and North bay, located 7.1km (4.4miles) from Filey.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other gorgeous beaches near to Filey. The closest one is Scarborough, which is only 6.7km (4.2miles) away from Filey. Another beautiful beach near Filey is Scarborough, which is approximately 6.7km (4.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Filey?

The water temperature at Filey 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 people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to 5°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some 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 advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Filey?

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

Directions to Filey: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Filey...

Do you know what the the city Bize-Minervois in France, the city Bredbyn in Sweden, and the city Torrevieja in Spain have in common with Filey? Click on the links to find out...