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

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

Tynemouth is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 17436 people. The water temperature around Tynemouth 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Tynemouth 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 Tynemouth?

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

Are there surf spots near Tynemouth?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Tynemouth. The nearest one is Tynemouth Longsands, which is only 0.6km (1.1miles) away from Tynemouth. Click here for directions and for more information on Tynemouth Longsands and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Tynemouth are South Shields, which is roughly 1.8km (1.1miles) away, and Blyth Beach, located roughly 7km (4.3miles) from Tynemouth.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are some gorgeous beaches close to Tynemouth. The closest one is Tynemouth, which is 0km (0miles) away from Tynemouth. Another nice beach near Tynemouth is Cullercoats, which is ca 1.1km (0.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Tynemouth?

The water temperature around Tynemouth 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 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 6°C (42°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people 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 advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Tynemouth?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (47-56°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Tynemouth: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Tynemouth...

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