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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near St Oswalds Bay, England

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about St Oswalds Bay...

St Oswalds Bay is a beach in England. The water temperature around St Oswalds Bay changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 5.5°C (41.9°F) in February up to 13.5°C (56.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since St Oswalds Bay 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 St Oswalds Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of December at St Oswalds Bay is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near St Oswalds Bay?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to St Oswalds Bay. The closest one is Tynemouth Longsands, which is just 3.9km (2.8miles) away from St Oswalds Bay. Click here for directions and for more information on Tynemouth Longsands and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near St Oswalds Bay are South Shields, which is roughly 4.5km (2.8miles) away, and Blyth Beach, located 7.5km (4.6miles) from St Oswalds Bay.

Are there any other nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are some beautiful beaches near to St Oswalds Bay. The closest one is South Shields, which is 3.5km (2.2miles) away from St Oswalds Bay. Another gorgeous beach near St Oswalds Bay is Cullercoats, which is approximately 3.6km (2.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for St Oswalds Bay?

The water temperature at St Oswalds Bay is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (56°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 6°C (42°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 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 St Oswalds Bay?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (47-56°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to St Oswalds Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about St Oswalds Bay...

Do you know what the the city Initao in the Philippines, the geo Zenkevich Rise , and the city Stroe in the Netherlands have in common with St Oswalds Bay? Click on the links to find out...