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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Westward Ho!, England

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Westward Ho!...

Westward Ho! is a beach in England. The water temperature around Westward Ho! changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.4°C (45.3°F) in February up to 16.2°C (61.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Westward Ho! 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 Westward Ho!?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Westward Ho! is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Westward Ho!. The closest one is Westward Ho!, which is 0.6km (3.1miles) away from Westward Ho!. Click here for more information on Westward Ho! and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Westward Ho! are Saunton Sands, which is approximately 4.9km (3.1miles) away, and Croyde, located roughly 6.2km (3.9miles) from Westward Ho!.

Are there any other sandy beaches in proximity to Westward Ho!?

There are other nice beaches in close proximity to Westward Ho!. The nearest one is Clovelly, which is 7.5km (4.7miles) away from Westward Ho!. Another gorgeous beach near Westward Ho! is Woolacombe, which is 9.3km (5.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Westward Ho!?

The sea temperature at Westward Ho! is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Westward Ho!. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to approximately 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Westward Ho!?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during fall when water temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Westward Ho!: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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