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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Morecambe Bay, England

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

Morecambe Bay is a beach in England. The water temperature around Morecambe Bay changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 5.5°C (41.9°F) in February up to 16°C (60.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Morecambe 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 Morecambe Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Morecambe Bay is ca:
15°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Morecambe Bay. A good spot nearby is Seaton Carew, which is roughly 79.2km (52.4miles) away from Morecambe Bay. Click here to check out more information on Seaton Carew and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Morecambe Bay are Saltburn, which is ca 84.4km (52.4miles) away, and South Shields, located ca 86.7km (53.9miles) from Morecambe Bay.

Are there any other white sand beaches close by?

There are several beautiful beaches near to Morecambe Bay. The nearest one is Morecambe, which is only 0.7km (0.4miles) away from Morecambe Bay. Another beach near Morecambe Bay is Grange-over-Sands, which is 8.7km (5.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Morecambe Bay?

The sea temperature at Morecambe Bay is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Morecambe Bay. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to approximately 5°C (42°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Morecambe Bay?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during fall when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Morecambe Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Morecambe Bay...

Do you know what the the city Periers in France, the city Carnota in Spain, and the city Saint-Remy-de-Provence in France have in common with Morecambe Bay? Click on the links to find out...