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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Newton Abbot, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Newton Abbot...

Newton Abbot is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 25789 people. The water temperature around Newton Abbot varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.7°F) in March up to 16.6°C (61.8°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Newton Abbot 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 Newton Abbot?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Newton Abbot is about:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots near Newton Abbot?

There are not too many surf spots close to Newton Abbot. A spot that might be worth checking out is BoneYard Exmouth, which is roughly 12km (13miles) away from Newton Abbot. Click here for directions and to check out more information on BoneYard Exmouth and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Newton Abbot are Challabrough, which is approximately 20.9km (13miles) away, and Bantham, located ca 21.1km (13.1miles) from Newton Abbot.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches near to Newton Abbot. The closest one is Teignmouth, which is just 5.2km (3.2miles) away from Newton Abbot. Another good beach near Newton Abbot is Torquay, which is roughly 6km (3.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Newton Abbot?

The water temperature around Newton Abbot is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Newton Abbot. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to roughly 7°C (45°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok 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 carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Newton Abbot?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Newton Abbot: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Newton Abbot...

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