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

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

Macclesfield is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 51739 people. The water temperature around Macclesfield has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.7°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Macclesfield 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 Macclesfield?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Macclesfield is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Macclesfield. A spot, which is not too far away, is Tywyn, which is roughly 94.8km (61.3miles) away from Macclesfield. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tywyn and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Macclesfield are Cayton Bay, which is approximately 98.7km (61.3miles) away, and South Bay, located approximately 99.1km (61.5miles) from Macclesfield.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches near to Macclesfield. The closest one is Portrush, which is just 9.7km (6miles) away from Macclesfield. Another beautiful beach near Macclesfield is Criccieth, which is 10.2km (6.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Macclesfield?

The water temperature around Macclesfield is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Macclesfield. However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Macclesfield?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Macclesfield: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Macclesfield...

Do you know what the the city Oreoi in Greece, the city Jinshi in China, and the city Motta Montecorvino in Italy have in common with Macclesfield? Click on the links to find out...