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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Potters Bar, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Potters Bar...

Potters Bar is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 22192 people. The water temperature around Potters Bar varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.5°F) in February up to 18.9°C (66°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Potters Bar 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 Potters Bar?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Potters Bar is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Potters Bar. A spot that might be worth checking out is Shoreham, which is just 59.8km (37.2miles) away from Potters Bar. Click here for more information on Shoreham and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Potters Bar are Hot pipe, which is approximately 59.9km (37.2miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located ca 60.3km (37.5miles) from Potters Bar.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are other beaches close to Potters Bar. The nearest one is Tenby, which is only 9.8km (6.1miles) away from Potters Bar. Another good beach near Potters Bar is Dornoch, which is approximately 12.9km (8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Potters Bar?

The water temperature around Potters Bar is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Potters Bar. However, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to approximately 6°C (43°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, 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 advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Potters Bar?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Potters Bar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Potters Bar...

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