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

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

Rochdale is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly medium-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 97550 people. The water temperature around Rochdale varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 5.5°C (41.9°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rochdale 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 Rochdale?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Rochdale is ca:
5°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Rochdale. The next good one is Saltburn, which is roughly 82km (51miles) away from Rochdale. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Saltburn and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Rochdale are Seaton Carew, which is approximately 82.2km (51miles) away, and South Bay, located 84.4km (52.4miles) from Rochdale.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Rochdale?

There are a few other nice beaches near to Rochdale. The closest one is Saundersfoot, which is just 10.6km (6.6miles) away from Rochdale. Another fun beach near Rochdale is Towyn, which is approximately 10.7km (6.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Rochdale?

The sea temperature around Rochdale is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of 5°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Rochdale?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rochdale: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Rochdale...

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