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

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

Lostwithiel is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 2660 people. The water temperature around Lostwithiel changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.8°C (47.8°F) in March up to 15.4°C (59.8°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Lostwithiel 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 Lostwithiel?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Lostwithiel is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close to Lostwithiel?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Lostwithiel. The closest one is Lundy Bay, which is only 15.3km (9.8miles) away from Lostwithiel. Click here for directions and for more information on Lundy Bay and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Lostwithiel are Polzeath, which is 15.8km (9.8miles) away, and Death Bay, located roughly 15.9km (9.9miles) from Lostwithiel.

Are there beaches near Lostwithiel?

Yes, there are some nice beaches close to Lostwithiel. The closest one is Fowey, which is 5.2km (3.3miles) away from Lostwithiel. Another nice beach near Lostwithiel is Looe, which is ca 10.1km (6.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Lostwithiel?

The water temperature around Lostwithiel is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (60°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures come down to approximately 9°C (48°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Lostwithiel?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (51-60°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Lostwithiel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Lostwithiel...

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