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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Freshwater West, Wales

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Freshwater West...

Freshwater West is a beach in Wales. The water temperature around Freshwater West has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7°C (44.5°F) in March up to 14.8°C (58.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Freshwater West 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 Freshwater West?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Freshwater West is approximately:
10°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Freshwater West. The nearest one is Fresh Water West, which is 0.1km (5.3miles) away from Freshwater West. Click here for more information on Fresh Water West and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Freshwater West are Broadhaven North, which is 8.5km (5.3miles) away, and Freshwater East, located approximately 8.8km (5.5miles) from Freshwater West.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Freshwater West. The nearest one is Broad Haven South, which is only 8.6km (5.4miles) away from Freshwater West. Another nice beach near Freshwater West is Tenby, which is 15.5km (9.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Freshwater West?

The water temperature at Freshwater West is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Freshwater West. However, during early spring, temperatures drop down to nearly 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Freshwater West?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Freshwater West: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Freshwater West...

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