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

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

Riccall is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 2241 people. The water temperature around Riccall changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.4°C (41.8°F) in February up to 13.7°C (56.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Riccall 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 Riccall?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Riccall is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Riccall. A spot, which is not too far away, is Cayton Bay, which is 40.1km (25.3miles) away from Riccall. Click here for directions and for more information on Cayton Bay and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Riccall are South Bay, which is 40.7km (25.3miles) away, and North bay, located 41.2km (25.6miles) from Riccall.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Riccall. A beach that might be worth checking out is Girvan, which is just 7.7km (4.8miles) away from Riccall. Another beach near Riccall is Helensburgh, which is 26.3km (16.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Riccall?

The sea temperature around Riccall is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to approximately 5°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Riccall?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Riccall: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Riccall...

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