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

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

Towan is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Towan changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 8.2°C (46.7°F) in March up to 15.9°C (60.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Towan 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 Towan?

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

Are there any other surf spots located close to Towan?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Towan. The nearest one is Tolcarne, The Wedge, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Towan. Click here for more information on Tolcarne, The Wedge and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Towan is Fistral, which is roughly 0.8km (0.5miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are some other beaches in close proximity to Towan. The nearest one is Newquay, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Towan. Another beautiful beach near Towan is New Quay, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Towan?

The sea temperature at Towan is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Towan. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of 8°C (47°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold 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 Towan?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Towan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Towan...

Do you know what the the city Panama in Panama, the city Sackville in Canada, and the island Pulau Carey in Malaysia have in common with Towan? Click on the links to find out...