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

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

Ponteland is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 10045 people. The water temperature around Ponteland has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.5°C (41.9°F) in February up to 13.5°C (56.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ponteland 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 Ponteland?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Ponteland is ca:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Ponteland?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Ponteland. The nearest one is Blyth Beach, which is 10.6km (7.9miles) away from Ponteland. Click here for more information on Blyth Beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Ponteland are Tynemouth Longsands, which is 12.8km (7.9miles) away, and South Shields, located 14.1km (8.7miles) from Ponteland.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are some other beaches in close proximity to Ponteland. The nearest one is Newcastle, which is only 7.1km (4.4miles) away from Ponteland. Another beach near Ponteland is St Oswalds Bay, which is 9.7km (6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ponteland?

The sea temperature around Ponteland is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (56°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 a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 6°C (42°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ponteland?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (47-56°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ponteland: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ponteland...

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