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

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

Helsby is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4806 people. The water temperature around Helsby changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.7°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Helsby 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 Helsby?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Helsby is approximately:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Helsby. A spot, which is not too far away, is Tywyn, which is 73.2km (50.8miles) away from Helsby. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tywyn and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Helsby are The Trap-Aberystwyth, which is ca 81.7km (50.8miles) away, and Hells Mouth, located 82km (50.9miles) from Helsby.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Helsby. The closest one is Pendine, which is just 11.1km (6.9miles) away from Helsby. Another gorgeous beach near Helsby is St Helens, which is approximately 12.7km (7.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Helsby?

The water temperature around Helsby is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Helsby?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Helsby: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Helsby...

Do you know what the the city Drum Point in the United States, the geo Stravinsky Seamount , and the city Marciana Marina in the Italy have in common with Helsby? Click on the links to find out...