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

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

Polzeath is a beach in England. The water temperature around Polzeath has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42°F) in March up to 15.8°C (60.4°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Polzeath 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 Polzeath?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Polzeath is approximately:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close to Polzeath?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Polzeath. The closest one is Polzeath, which is 0.3km (0.4miles) away from Polzeath. Click here for directions and for more information on Polzeath and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Polzeath are Death Bay, which is ca 0.6km (0.4miles) away, and Lundy Bay, located approximately 1.3km (0.8miles) from Polzeath.

Are there any other nice beaches near Polzeath?

Yes, there are some other nice beaches in close proximity to Polzeath. The closest one is Padstow, which is 2.5km (1.5miles) away from Polzeath. Another beautiful beach near Polzeath is Newquay, which is 13km (8.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Polzeath?

The water temperature at Polzeath is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (60°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to nearly 6°C (42°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Polzeath?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Polzeath: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Polzeath...

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