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

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

Looe is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5398 people. The water temperature around Looe varies slightly 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 near Looe?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Looe is ca:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Looe. The next good one is Mothecombe, which is about 22.4km (15miles) away from Looe. Click here to check out more information on Mothecombe and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Looe are Trebarwith Strand, which is approximately 24.1km (15miles) away, and Lundy Bay, located approximately 24.5km (15.2miles) from Looe.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Looe?

There are other nice beaches in proximity to Looe. The nearest one is Looe, which is just 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Looe. Another good beach near Looe is Fowey, which is roughly 8.2km (5.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Looe?

The sea temperature around 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to approximately 9°C (48°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly 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 Looe?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which like to swim 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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