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

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

Porthmeor is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Porthmeor has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.2°C (46.7°F) in March up to 15.9°C (60.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Porthmeor 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 Porthmeor?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Porthmeor is about:
10°C (50°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Porthmeor?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Porthmeor. The closest one is Breakwater, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Porthmeor. Click here to check out more information on Breakwater and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Porthmeor is St Ives harbour wall , which is 0.4km (0.3miles) away.

Are there beaches near Porthmeor?

Yes, there are some nice beaches in close proximity to Porthmeor. The nearest one is Ayr, which is only 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Porthmeor. Another beach near Porthmeor is St Ives, which is ca 0.6km (0.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Porthmeor?

The water temperature at Porthmeor 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Porthmeor. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to nearly 8°C (47°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Porthmeor?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Porthmeor: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Porthmeor...

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