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

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

Poynton is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 14351 people. The water temperature around Poynton changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 5.5°C (41.9°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Poynton 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 Poynton?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Poynton is ca:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Poynton. The closest decent spot is Cayton Bay, which is just 94.2km (58.7miles) away from Poynton. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Cayton Bay and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Poynton are South Bay, which is approximately 94.5km (58.7miles) away, and North bay, located 94.9km (59miles) from Poynton.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Poynton?

There are other beautiful beaches close to Poynton. The closest one is Criccieth, which is only 4.8km (3miles) away from Poynton. Another gorgeous beach near Poynton is Portrush, which is 6km (3.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Poynton?

The sea temperature around Poynton is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Poynton. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to roughly 5°C (42°F). In this season, 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Poynton?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Poynton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Poynton...

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