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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Prestatyn, England

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

Prestatyn is a beach in England. The water temperature around Prestatyn varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.2°C (41.3°F) in February up to 14.9°C (58.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Prestatyn 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 Prestatyn?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Prestatyn is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Prestatyn. A good spot nearby is Tywyn, which is 59.3km (37.8miles) away from Prestatyn. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tywyn and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Prestatyn are Hells Mouth, which is roughly 60.8km (37.8miles) away, and The Trap-Aberystwyth, located 70.3km (43.7miles) from Prestatyn.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are a few other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Prestatyn. The closest one is Tywyn, which is just 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Prestatyn. Another fun beach near Prestatyn is Rhyl, which is roughly 3.8km (2.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Prestatyn?

The sea temperature at Prestatyn is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°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 ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Prestatyn. However, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to roughly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Prestatyn?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Prestatyn: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Prestatyn...

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