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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rest Bay, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rest Bay...

Rest Bay is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Rest Bay varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 7.5°C (45.5°F) in February up to 16.7°C (62.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Rest Bay 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 Rest Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Rest Bay is about:
12°C (53°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Rest Bay. The closest one is Sker, which is 1.8km (1.1miles) away from Rest Bay. Click here to check out more information on Sker and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Rest Bay is Ogmore, which is ca 3.9km (2.4miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Rest Bay. A beach that might be worth checking out is Lynmouth, which is only 18.5km (11.5miles) away from Rest Bay. Another fun beach near Rest Bay is Barry, approximately 20km (12.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Rest Bay?

The water temperature at Rest Bay is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Rest Bay?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rest Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Rest Bay...

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