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

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

Modbury is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1454 people. The water temperature around Modbury has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.6°C (47.4°F) in March up to 15.5°C (59.8°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Modbury 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 Modbury?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Modbury is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Modbury. The closest one is Mothecombe, which is just 4km (2.6miles) away from Modbury. Click here for more information on Mothecombe and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Modbury are Challabrough, which is 4.3km (2.6miles) away, and Bantham, located approximately 4.9km (3.1miles) from Modbury.

Are there white sand beaches close to Modbury?

There are several other nice beaches close to Modbury. The nearest one is Salcombe, which is only 9.3km (5.8miles) away from Modbury. Another beautiful beach near Modbury is Torcross, which is ca 11.8km (7.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Modbury?

The sea temperature around Modbury is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (60°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 9°C (47°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold 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 Modbury?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (47-56°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally 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 Modbury: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Modbury...

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