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

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

Pwllheli is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3904 people. The water temperature around Pwllheli has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.8°F) in March up to 15.1°C (59.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Pwllheli 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 Pwllheli?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Pwllheli is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Pwllheli. A spot that might be worth checking out is Hells Mouth, which is 8.7km (15.5miles) away from Pwllheli. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Hells Mouth and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Pwllheli are Tywyn, which is ca 25km (15.5miles) away, and The Trap-Aberystwyth, located ca 36km (22.3miles) from Pwllheli.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Pwllheli. A beach that might be worth checking out is Aberystwyth, which is just 35.6km (22.1miles) away from Pwllheli. Another nice beach near Pwllheli is Colwyn Bay, ca 39.8km (24.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Pwllheli?

The water temperature around Pwllheli 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 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Pwllheli. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok 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 Pwllheli?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Pwllheli: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Pwllheli...

Do you know what the the city Saint-Viaud in France, the city Kozachi Laheri in Ukraine, and the city Donaldsonville in United States have in common with Pwllheli? Click on the links to find out...