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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Helmsley, United Kingdom

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

Helmsley is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 1594 people. The water temperature around Helmsley varies slightly 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Helmsley 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 Helmsley?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Helmsley is approximately:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close to Helmsley?

There are not too many surf spots close to Helmsley. A spot that might be worth checking out is Saltburn, which is 23.8km (15.1miles) away from Helmsley. Click here to check out more information on Saltburn and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Helmsley are Staithes, which is ca 24.3km (15.1miles) away, and Whitby Beach, located roughly 24.5km (15.2miles) from Helmsley.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Helmsley. A beach that might be worth checking out is Girvan, which is 21.7km (13.5miles) away from Helmsley. Another good beach near Helmsley is Saltburn-by-the-Sea, which is roughly 23.4km (14.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Helmsley?

The water temperature around Helmsley 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 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Helmsley. However, during March, April, and May, temperatures drop down to approximately 7°C (44°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly 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 close to Helmsley?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Helmsley: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Helmsley...

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