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

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

Fowey is a beach in England. The water temperature around Fowey varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.8°C (47.8°F) in March up to 15.4°C (59.8°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Fowey 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 Fowey?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Fowey is approximately:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Fowey. The closest one is Watergate, which is 19.4km (12.1miles) away from Fowey. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Watergate and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Fowey are Whipsiderry, which is 19.5km (12.1miles) away, and Mawgan Porth, located 19.6km (12.2miles) from Fowey.

Are there any other beaches in close proximity to Fowey?

Yes, there are more beautiful beaches in proximity to Fowey. The closest one is Looe, which is just 8.1km (5miles) away from Fowey. Another beach near Fowey is Padstow, which is 19.5km (12.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Fowey?

The water temperature at Fowey is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (60°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to nearly 9°C (48°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Fowey?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (51-60°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Fowey: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Fowey...

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