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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Great Ayton, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Great Ayton...

Great Ayton is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 4550 people. The water temperature around Great Ayton has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.5°C (43.7°F) in April up to 13.8°C (56.9°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Great Ayton 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 Great Ayton?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Great Ayton is ca:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Great Ayton. The closest one is Saltburn, which is only 9.3km (7.6miles) away from Great Ayton. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Saltburn and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Great Ayton are Seaton Carew, which is 12.3km (7.6miles) away, and Staithes, located ca 14.9km (9.2miles) from Great Ayton.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Great Ayton?

There are several nice beaches close to Great Ayton. The closest one is Redcar, which is only 7.7km (4.8miles) away from Great Ayton. Another beautiful beach near Great Ayton is Saltburn-by-the-Sea, which is approximately 9km (5.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Great Ayton?

The sea temperature around Great Ayton is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during spring, temperatures reach lows of roughly 7°C (44°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Great Ayton?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during March, April, and May. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Great Ayton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Great Ayton...

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