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

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

Kidwelly is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2721 people. The water temperature around Kidwelly has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.7°C (42.2°F) in February up to 16.2°C (61.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Kidwelly 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 Kidwelly?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Kidwelly is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Kidwelly. The nearest one is Slade, which is just 14.1km (8.8miles) away from Kidwelly. Click here to check out more information on Slade and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Kidwelly are Three cliffs, which is ca 14.2km (8.8miles) away, and Boiler Reef, located approximately 14.3km (8.9miles) from Kidwelly.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are more gorgeous beaches near to Kidwelly. The nearest one is Pendine Sands, which is only 9.8km (6.1miles) away from Kidwelly. Another nice beach near Kidwelly is Saundersfoot, which is 17.1km (10.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Kidwelly?

The water temperature around Kidwelly is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Kidwelly. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to roughly 6°C (42°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kidwelly?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during fall when sea temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kidwelly: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kidwelly...

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