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

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

Wells is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 10638 people. The water temperature around Wells varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42.1°F) in February up to 16.1°C (61°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wells 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 Wells?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Wells is about:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Wells?

There are not many surf spots close to Wells. A good spot nearby is Beer Point, which is 41.1km (27.6miles) away from Wells. Click here for more information on Beer Point and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Wells are Southerndown, which is 44.4km (27.6miles) away, and Ogmore, located roughly 46.3km (28.8miles) from Wells.

Are there beaches close by?

There are several other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Wells. The nearest one is Burnham-on-Sea, which is 15.1km (9.4miles) away from Wells. Another fun beach near Wells is Weston-super-Mare, which is 17.1km (10.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Wells?

The sea temperature around Wells is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Wells. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, 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 advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Wells?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Wells: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Wells...

Do you know what the the city Dinnington in United Kingdom, the city Jard-sur-Mer in France, and the city Casablanca in Morocco have in common with Wells? Click on the links to find out...