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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mountain Ash, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mountain Ash...

Mountain Ash is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 7039 people. The water temperature around Mountain Ash varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42.1°F) in February 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 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Mountain Ash 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 Mountain Ash?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Mountain Ash is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close to Mountain Ash?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Mountain Ash. The nearest one is Ogmore, which is just 18.7km (11.9miles) away from Mountain Ash. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ogmore and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Mountain Ash are Southerndown, which is roughly 19.1km (11.9miles) away, and Aberavon, located 19.7km (12.2miles) from Mountain Ash.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches close to Mountain Ash. The closest one is Whitesands, which is just 12.9km (8miles) away from Mountain Ash. Another good beach near Mountain Ash is Aberystwyth, which is ca 17.2km (10.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Mountain Ash?

The water temperature around Mountain Ash 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 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 scuba diving and fishing close to Mountain Ash?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during fall when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Mountain Ash: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mountain Ash...

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