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

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

Nefyn is a beach in England. The water temperature around Nefyn has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.7°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Nefyn 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 Nefyn?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Nefyn is about:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Nefyn. A spot, which is not too far away, is Tywyn, which is 61.1km (42.7miles) away from Nefyn. Click here to check out more information on Tywyn and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Nefyn are Hells Mouth, which is approximately 68.8km (42.7miles) away, and The Trap-Aberystwyth, located ca 70.3km (43.7miles) from Nefyn.

Are there any other beaches close by?

There are other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Nefyn. The nearest one is Benllech, which is only 0km (0miles) away from Nefyn. Another nice beach near Nefyn is Ferryside, which is approximately 13.7km (8.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Nefyn?

The sea temperature at Nefyn is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Nefyn. However, during late winter, water temperatures come down to nearly 5°C (41°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Nefyn?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Nefyn: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Nefyn...

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