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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Porth Beach, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Porth Beach...

Porth Beach is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Porth Beach changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42°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 Porth Beach 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 Porth Beach?

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

Are there any other surf spots close to Porth Beach?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Porth Beach. The closest one is Lusty Glaze, which is only 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Porth Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Lusty Glaze and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Porth Beach is Whipsiderry, which is roughly 0.6km (0.4miles) away.

Are there beaches near Porth Beach?

Yes, there are some other nice beaches close to Porth Beach. The closest one is Newquay, which is just 0.8km (0.5miles) away from Porth Beach. Another beach near Porth Beach is New Quay, which is 0.8km (0.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Porth Beach?

The water temperature at Porth Beach 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 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to nearly 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Porth Beach?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when water temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Porth Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Porth Beach...

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