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

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

Great Eccleston is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 1683 people. The water temperature around Great Eccleston changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.2°C (41.4°F) in March up to 16.3°C (61.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Great Eccleston 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 Eccleston?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Great Eccleston is approximately:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots near Great Eccleston?

There are not too many surf spots close to Great Eccleston. The next good one is Seaton Carew, which is just 87.7km (56.8miles) away from Great Eccleston. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Seaton Carew and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Great Eccleston are Saltburn, which is 91.4km (56.8miles) away, and Staithes, located roughly 96.8km (60.1miles) from Great Eccleston.

Are there beautiful beaches near Great Eccleston?

Yes, there are some other nice beaches close to Great Eccleston. The closest one is Cleveleys, which is just 7.2km (4.5miles) away from Great Eccleston. Another gorgeous beach near Great Eccleston is Blackpool, which is 7.2km (4.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Great Eccleston?

The water temperature around Great Eccleston is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Great Eccleston?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Great Eccleston: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Great Eccleston...

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