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

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

Holywell is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 6969 people. The water temperature around Holywell varies extremely year round. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Holywell 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 Holywell?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Holywell is ca:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Holywell. The next good one is Tywyn, which is roughly 59.9km (40.2miles) away from Holywell. Click here for more information on Tywyn and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Holywell are Hells Mouth, which is ca 64.8km (40.2miles) away, and The Trap-Aberystwyth, located 70km (43.5miles) from Holywell.

Are there sandy beaches close to Holywell?

There are a few other nice beaches near to Holywell. The nearest one is Benllech, which is 7.6km (4.7miles) away from Holywell. Another good beach near Holywell is Nefyn, which is 7.6km (4.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Holywell?

The sea temperature around Holywell 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 a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to approximately 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people 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 bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Holywell?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Holywell: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Holywell...

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