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

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

Sale is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 55689 people. The water temperature around Sale varies significantly 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sale 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 Sale?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Sale is approximately:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Sale. A good spot nearby is Tywyn, which is just 94.2km (60.1miles) away from Sale. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tywyn and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Sale are Saltburn, which is roughly 96.8km (60.1miles) away, and Seaton Carew, located approximately 97.1km (60.3miles) from Sale.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few other gorgeous beaches close to Sale. The closest one is Towyn, which is just 4.4km (2.7miles) away from Sale. Another fun beach near Sale is Portrush, which is 4.4km (2.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Sale?

The water temperature around Sale 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of roughly 5°C (42°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sale?

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

Directions to Sale: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sale...

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