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

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

Holtby is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Holtby has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 5.4°C (41.8°F) in February up to 13.7°C (56.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Holtby 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 Holtby?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Holtby is about:
6°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Holtby?

There are not many surf spots close to Holtby. A good spot nearby is Cayton Bay, which is roughly 30.9km (19.3miles) away from Holtby. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Cayton Bay and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Holtby are South Bay, which is ca 31.1km (19.3miles) away, and North bay, located 31.5km (19.6miles) from Holtby.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Holtby. The next good one is Girvan, which is just 7.3km (4.5miles) away from Holtby. Another nice beach near Holtby is Aberdyfi, which is approximately 28.9km (17.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Holtby?

The sea temperature around Holtby is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Holtby. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 5°C (42°F). During these months, a 5/4 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Holtby?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Holtby: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Holtby...

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