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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Looe, England

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

Looe is a beach in England. The water temperature around Looe has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 9°C (48.2°F) in February up to 16.2°C (61.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Looe 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 at Looe?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Looe is ca:
10°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Looe. A spot that might be worth checking out is Mothecombe, which is 22.4km (15miles) away from Looe. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Mothecombe and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Looe are Trebarwith Strand, which is 24.2km (15miles) away, and Lundy Bay, located approximately 24.5km (15.2miles) from Looe.

Are there any other white sand beaches near by?

There are more beaches in close proximity to Looe. The closest one is Fowey, which is only 8.1km (5miles) away from Looe. Another nice beach near Looe is Padstow, which is approximately 24.8km (15.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Looe?

The sea temperature at Looe 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 9°C (48°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Looe?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Looe: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Looe...

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