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

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

Morriston is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Morriston varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.7°F) in March up to 16.7°C (62.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Morriston 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 Morriston?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Morriston is approximately:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Morriston. The closest one is Aberavon, which is 7.7km (4.9miles) away from Morriston. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Aberavon and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Morriston are Langland bay, which is approximately 7.9km (4.9miles) away, and Caswell Bay, located ca 8.4km (5.2miles) from Morriston.

Are there nice beaches located close to Morriston?

No, there are not many beaches near to Morriston. One beach, which is not too far away, is Pendine Sands, which is only 26.2km (16.3miles) away from Morriston. Another good beach near Morriston is Lynmouth, which is 30.7km (19.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Morriston?

The water temperature around Morriston 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Morriston?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Morriston: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Morriston...

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