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

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

Perranporth is a beach in England. The water temperature around Perranporth has moderate variability 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 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 Perranporth 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 Perranporth?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Perranporth is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots near Perranporth?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Perranporth. The nearest one is Droskyn, Perranporth, which is only 0.4km (1.6miles) away from Perranporth. Click here for more information on Droskyn, Perranporth and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Perranporth are St Agnes, which is approximately 2.6km (1.6miles) away, and Penhale, located 3.5km (2.1miles) from Perranporth.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are some other beaches in proximity to Perranporth. The nearest one is Fistral Beach, which is only 5.8km (3.6miles) away from Perranporth. Another fun beach near Perranporth is Newquay, which is 6.1km (3.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Perranporth?

The water temperature at Perranporth 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 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Perranporth. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures come down to roughly 8°C (47°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold 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 Perranporth?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during spring. 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 that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Perranporth: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Perranporth...

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