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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Holmes Chapel...

Holmes Chapel is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 5795 people. The water temperature around Holmes Chapel has significant variability 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 Holmes Chapel 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 Holmes Chapel?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Holmes Chapel is approximately:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots near Holmes Chapel?

There are not too many surf spots close to Holmes Chapel. The closest decent spot is Tywyn, which is roughly 84.4km (56.7miles) away from Holmes Chapel. Click here for directions and for more information on Tywyn and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Holmes Chapel are The Trap-Aberystwyth, which is roughly 91.3km (56.7miles) away, and Hells Mouth, located ca 96.6km (60miles) from Holmes Chapel.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are some beautiful beaches near to Holmes Chapel. The closest one is Portrush, which is 12.9km (8miles) away from Holmes Chapel. Another beautiful beach near Holmes Chapel is Criccieth, which is roughly 15.4km (9.6miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Holmes Chapel?

The water temperature around Holmes Chapel 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Holmes Chapel?

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

Directions to Holmes Chapel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Holmes Chapel...

Do you know what the the city Long Branch in the United States, the city Eutin in the Germany, and the city Kilickaya in the Turkey have in common with Holmes Chapel? Click on the links to find out...