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

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

Silloth is a beach in England. The water temperature around Silloth varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.6°F) in January up to 15.6°C (60.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Silloth 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 Silloth?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Silloth is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Silloth. A spot that might be worth checking out is Blyth Beach, which is just 76.6km (48.8miles) away from Silloth. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Blyth Beach and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Silloth are Tynemouth Longsands, which is ca 78.5km (48.8miles) away, and South Shields, located roughly 79.2km (49.2miles) from Silloth.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Silloth. The closest decent beach is Saltcoats, which is just 35km (21.8miles) away from Silloth. Another fun beach near Silloth is Roanhead, which is approximately 48.9km (30.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Silloth?

The sea temperature at Silloth is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (60°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, temperatures cool down to 6°C (43°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Silloth?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Silloth: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Silloth...

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