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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near New Quay, England

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about New Quay...

New Quay is a beach in England. The water temperature around New Quay changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 8.2°C (46.7°F) in March up to 15.9°C (60.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since New Quay 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 New Quay?

The current water temperature in the month of December at New Quay is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to New Quay. The closest one is Tolcarne, The Wedge, which is just 0.2km (0.3miles) away from New Quay. Click here for more information on Tolcarne, The Wedge and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near New Quay are Towan, which is approximately 0.5km (0.3miles) away, and Lusty Glaze, located approximately 0.6km (0.4miles) from New Quay.

Are there any other white sand beaches close by?

There are a few other beautiful beaches near to New Quay. The nearest one is New Quay, which is 0km (0miles) away from New Quay. Another nice beach near New Quay is Newquay, which is ca 0km (0miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for New Quay?

The sea temperature at New Quay is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at New Quay. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 8°C (47°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to New Quay?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to New Quay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about New Quay...

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