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

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

Spittal is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Spittal has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.8°C (46°F) in April up to 15.1°C (59.2°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Spittal 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 Spittal?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Spittal is about:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Spittal. The closest one is Newgale, which is only 7.8km (5.7miles) away from Spittal. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Newgale and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Spittal are Broadhaven North, which is 9.2km (5.7miles) away, and Fresh Water West, located 15.4km (9.6miles) from Spittal.

Are there beaches close to Spittal?

There are a few other nice beaches close to Spittal. The closest one is Fishguard, which is only 8.8km (5.4miles) away from Spittal. Another good beach near Spittal is Broad Haven South, which is ca 8.9km (5.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Spittal?

The sea temperature around Spittal is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during spring, temperatures drop down to 8°C (46°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 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 diving and fishing close to Spittal?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°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 fall when water temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Spittal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Spittal...

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