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

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

Roanhead is a beach in England. The water temperature around Roanhead has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 4°C (39.2°F) in February up to 16°C (60.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Roanhead 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 Roanhead?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Roanhead is about:
15°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Roanhead. A spot that might be worth checking out is Seaton Carew, which is about 88.2km (57.1miles) away from Roanhead. Click here for directions and for more information on Seaton Carew and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Roanhead are South Shields, which is ca 91.9km (57.1miles) away, and Tynemouth Longsands, located approximately 92.5km (57.5miles) from Roanhead.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are other beaches in proximity to Roanhead. The closest one is Biggar, which is only 5.8km (3.6miles) away from Roanhead. Another nice beach near Roanhead is Rampside Beach, which is ca 6km (3.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Roanhead?

The water temperature at Roanhead is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, 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 fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Roanhead. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to roughly 4°C (39°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Roanhead?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Roanhead: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Roanhead...

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