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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pendine Sands, Wales

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pendine Sands...

Pendine Sands is a beach in Wales. The water temperature around Pendine Sands varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.7°C (42.2°F) in February up to 16.2°C (61.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Pendine Sands 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 Pendine Sands?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Pendine Sands is about:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Pendine Sands?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Pendine Sands. The nearest one is Freshwater East, which is only 15.3km (12miles) away from Pendine Sands. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Freshwater East and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Pendine Sands are Boiler Reef, which is approximately 19.3km (12miles) away, and Slade, located approximately 19.8km (12.3miles) from Pendine Sands.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close by?

There are several other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Pendine Sands. The closest one is Saundersfoot, which is just 7.3km (4.5miles) away from Pendine Sands. Another fun beach near Pendine Sands is Tenby, which is ca 8.4km (5.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Pendine Sands?

The sea temperature at Pendine Sands is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Pendine Sands. However, during late winter, temperatures come down to roughly 6°C (42°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy 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 Pendine Sands?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Pendine Sands: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Pendine Sands...

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