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

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

Rhyl is a beach in England. The water temperature around Rhyl changes moderately year round. 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rhyl 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 Rhyl?

The current water temperature in the month of November at Rhyl is approximately:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Rhyl. The closest decent spot is Tywyn, which is roughly 55.5km (35.7miles) away from Rhyl. Click here for more information on Tywyn and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Rhyl are Hells Mouth, which is 57.4km (35.7miles) away, and The Trap-Aberystwyth, located approximately 66.4km (41.3miles) from Rhyl.

Are there any other nice beaches located close to Rhyl?

Yes, there are several nice beaches near to Rhyl. The nearest one is Tywyn, which is 3.6km (2.2miles) away from Rhyl. Another beautiful beach near Rhyl is Prestatyn, which is approximately 3.8km (2.4miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Rhyl?

The water temperature at Rhyl 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 required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of approximately 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts 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 scuba diving and fishing near Rhyl?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Rhyl: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rhyl...

Do you know what the the city North Westport in the United States, the city Murmashi in the Russia, and the city Cheltenham in the Australia have in common with Rhyl? Click on the links to find out...