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

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

Silloth is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 2997 people. The water temperature around Silloth changes moderately year round. 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 illustrated 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 near Silloth?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Silloth is about:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Silloth. A spot, which is not too far away, is Blyth Beach, which is roughly 76.4km (48.7miles) away from Silloth. Click here for more information on Blyth Beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Silloth are Tynemouth Longsands, which is ca 78.3km (48.7miles) away, and South Shields, located 79km (49.1miles) from Silloth.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Silloth. The next good one is Silloth, which is only 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Silloth. Another gorgeous beach near Silloth is Saltcoats, roughly 35.1km (21.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Silloth?

The water temperature around 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 be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures come down to 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy 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 Silloth?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during fall when sea temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Silloth: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Silloth...

Do you know what the the city Gangkou in China, the city Cruilles in Spain, and Nichols Seamount have in common with Silloth? Click on the links to find out...