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

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

Jacobstow is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Jacobstow changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.8°C (46°F) in February up to 16°C (60.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Jacobstow 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 Jacobstow?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Jacobstow is about:
15°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots near Jacobstow?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Jacobstow. The nearest one is Milbrook, which is just 3km (2.3miles) away from Jacobstow. Click here for more information on Milbrook and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Jacobstow are Crackington Haven, which is roughly 3.7km (2.3miles) away, and Widemouth Bay, located ca 4km (2.5miles) from Jacobstow.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches near to Jacobstow. The nearest one is Widemouth Bay, which is 3.9km (2.4miles) away from Jacobstow. Another beautiful beach near Jacobstow is Bude, which is roughly 6.5km (4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Jacobstow?

The water temperature around Jacobstow is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, 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 cool down to approximately 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Jacobstow?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Jacobstow: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Jacobstow...

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