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

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

Lynmouth is a beach in England. The water temperature around Lynmouth has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.5°C (45.5°F) in February up to 16.7°C (62.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Lynmouth 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 Lynmouth?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Lynmouth is ca:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Lynmouth?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Lynmouth. The nearest one is Lynmouth, which is 0.2km (10.7miles) away from Lynmouth. Click here to check out more information on Lynmouth and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Lynmouth are Coombesgate Beach, which is ca 17.2km (10.7miles) away, and Woolacombe bay, located approximately 17.3km (10.7miles) from Lynmouth.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are some beaches in close proximity to Lynmouth. The nearest one is Ilfracombe, which is only 13km (8.1miles) away from Lynmouth. Another good beach near Lynmouth is Minehead, which is approximately 15.2km (9.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Lynmouth?

The sea temperature at Lynmouth is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to nearly 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Lynmouth?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lynmouth: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Lynmouth...

Do you know what the the city Belvedere Marittimo in Italy, the city Virklund in Denmark, and Townsend Cromwell Seamount have in common with Lynmouth? Click on the links to find out...