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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lyme Regis, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Lyme Regis...

Lyme Regis is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 4504 people. The water temperature around Lyme Regis changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.3°F) in March up to 16.1°C (61°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Lyme Regis 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 Lyme Regis?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Lyme Regis. A spot, which is not too far away, is Beer Point, which is about 7.6km (12.9miles) away from Lyme Regis. Click here for directions and for more information on Beer Point and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Lyme Regis are BoneYard Exmouth, which is approximately 20.8km (12.9miles) away, and Kimmeridge Bay Bench, located 36km (22.4miles) from Lyme Regis.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Lyme Regis. The closest one is Lyme Regis, which is 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Lyme Regis. Another good beach near Lyme Regis is Lyme Regis, which is ca 0.1km (0.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Lyme Regis?

The sea temperature around Lyme Regis 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 be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to 7°C (44°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Lyme Regis?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lyme Regis: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lyme Regis...

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