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

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

Morecambe is a beach in England. The water temperature around Morecambe has a large variability 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 illustrated 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 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?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Morecambe is about:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Morecambe. A spot that might be worth checking out is Seaton Carew, which is just 78.6km (52miles) away from Morecambe. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Seaton Carew and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Morecambe are Saltburn, which is 83.7km (52miles) away, and South Shields, located 86.1km (53.5miles) from Morecambe.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are other beaches close to Morecambe. The closest one is Morecambe Bay, which is just 0.7km (0.4miles) away from Morecambe. Another beautiful beach near Morecambe is Grange-over-Sands, which is ca 8.3km (5.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Morecambe?

The sea temperature at Morecambe 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 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to nearly 5°C (42°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, 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 advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Morecambe?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during fall when water temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Morecambe: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Morecambe...

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