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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 surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Polzeath changes dramatically year round. 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 interactive table 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 July at Polzeath is ca:
16°C (60°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Polzeath. The closest one is Death Bay, which is only 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Polzeath. Click here for more information on Death Bay and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Polzeath is Lundy Bay, which is ca 1.5km (0.9miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close to Polzeath?

There are a few other nice beaches in proximity to Polzeath. The nearest one is Polzeath, which is only 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Polzeath. Another gorgeous beach near Polzeath is Padstow, which is roughly 2.5km (1.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Polzeath?

The sea 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 extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Polzeath. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 6°C (42°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some 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 recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Polzeath?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change 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 usually change during summer when water temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish which 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.

Fun facts about Polzeath...

Do you know what the the city Canan Norte in the Philippines, the city Kavasilas in the Greece, and the city Saint-James in the France have in common with Polzeath? Click on the links to find out...