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

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

Redcar is a beach in England. The water temperature around Redcar varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.5°C (43.7°F) in April up to 13.8°C (56.9°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Redcar 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 Redcar?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Redcar is approximately:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Redcar. The nearest one is Saltburn, which is 4.4km (4.1miles) away from Redcar. Click here to check out more information on Saltburn and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Redcar are Seaton Carew, which is roughly 6.5km (4.1miles) away, and Staithes, located approximately 12km (7.4miles) from Redcar.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches in close proximity to Redcar. The nearest one is Saltburn-by-the-Sea, which is just 4.3km (2.6miles) away from Redcar. Another fun beach near Redcar is Seaton Carew, which is roughly 6.4km (4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Redcar?

The water temperature at Redcar is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3-4mm 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 Redcar. Nevertheless, during March, April, and May, water temperatures cool down to approximately 7°C (44°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly 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 near Redcar?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Redcar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Redcar...

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