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

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

Saltburn is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Saltburn has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 6.5°C (43.7°F) in April up to 13.8°C (56.9°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Saltburn 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 Saltburn?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Saltburn is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Saltburn?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Saltburn. The nearest one is Staithes, which is just 7.6km (4.7miles) away from Saltburn. Click here for more information on Staithes and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Saltburn is Seaton Carew, which is roughly 10.4km (6.4miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches close to Saltburn. The nearest one is Saltburn-by-the-Sea, which is only 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Saltburn. Another gorgeous beach near Saltburn is Redcar, which is approximately 4.4km (2.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Saltburn?

The water temperature at Saltburn is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during spring, temperatures come down to nearly 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Saltburn?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during March, April, and May. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Saltburn: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Saltburn...

Do you know what the the city Piedra Blanca in the Dominican Republic, the island Monte Branco in the Portugal, and the city Kengga in the Indonesia have in common with Saltburn? Click on the links to find out...