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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mousehole Reef, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mousehole Reef...

Mousehole Reef is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Mousehole Reef changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 9.2°C (48.5°F) in March up to 16.3°C (61.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mousehole Reef 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 Mousehole Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Mousehole Reef is approximately:
10°C (50°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Mousehole Reef?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Mousehole Reef. The nearest one is Porthcurno and Logan Rock, which is just 5.6km (3.5miles) away from Mousehole Reef. Click here for more information on Porthcurno and Logan Rock and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Mousehole Reef is Sennen, which is roughly 7.1km (4.4miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches close to Mousehole Reef. The nearest one is Marazion, which is 4.5km (2.8miles) away from Mousehole Reef. Another fun beach near Mousehole Reef is St Ives, which is ca 9km (5.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Mousehole Reef?

The water temperature at Mousehole Reef is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Mousehole Reef. However, during early spring, temperatures cool down to approximately 9°C (49°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mousehole Reef?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (49-58°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 typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Mousehole Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mousehole Reef...

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