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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Polzeath, United Kingdom

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

Polzeath is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 1449 people. The water temperature around Polzeath varies dramatically throughout 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 illustrated 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 near Polzeath?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Polzeath is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near Polzeath?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Polzeath. The closest one is Death Bay, which is just 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Polzeath. Click here for more information on Death Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Polzeath are Polzeath, which is roughly 0.4km (0.2miles) away, and Lundy Bay, located 1.7km (1.1miles) from Polzeath.

Are there beaches near Polzeath?

Yes, there are some beautiful beaches close to Polzeath. The nearest one is Polzeath, which is 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Polzeath. Another fun beach near Polzeath is Padstow, which is roughly 2.1km (1.3miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Polzeath?

The water temperature around 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 required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Polzeath. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures come down to 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, 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 comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Polzeath: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Polzeath...

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