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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lundy Bay, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Lundy Bay...

Lundy Bay is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Lundy Bay varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42°F) in March up to 15.8°C (60.4°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 Lundy Bay 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 Lundy Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Lundy Bay is approximately:
16°C (60°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Lundy Bay?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Lundy Bay. The nearest one is Polzeath, which is only 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Lundy Bay. Click here to check out more information on Polzeath and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Lundy Bay is Death Bay, which is ca 1.9km (1.2miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Lundy Bay. The nearest one is Polzeath, which is only 1.3km (0.8miles) away from Lundy Bay. Another fun beach near Lundy Bay is Padstow, which is roughly 3.7km (2.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Lundy Bay?

The water temperature at Lundy Bay is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (60°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures come down to 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Lundy Bay?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Lundy Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Lundy Bay...

Do you know what the the city Zelzate in Belgium, the city Lancieux in France, and the city Bryant in United States have in common with Lundy Bay? Click on the links to find out...