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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Llantwit Major, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Llantwit Major...

Llantwit Major is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 13514 people. The water temperature around Llantwit Major has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42.1°F) in February up to 16.7°C (62.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Llantwit Major 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 Llantwit Major?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Llantwit Major is about:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Llantwit Major. The closest one is Southerndown, which is just 5.7km (4.8miles) away from Llantwit Major. Click here to check out more information on Southerndown and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Llantwit Major are Ogmore, which is ca 7.8km (4.8miles) away, and Rest Bay, located approximately 11.6km (7.2miles) from Llantwit Major.

Are there beaches located close to Llantwit Major?

There are several beautiful beaches near to Llantwit Major. The nearest one is Barry, which is just 8.8km (5.5miles) away from Llantwit Major. Another beautiful beach near Llantwit Major is Penarth, which is 13.6km (8.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Llantwit Major?

The sea temperature around Llantwit Major is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 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 . However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Llantwit Major?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Llantwit Major: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Llantwit Major...

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