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

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

Westward Ho! is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Westward Ho! has average variability throughout 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 illustrated 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 March at Westward Ho! is about:
8°C (47°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Westward Ho!. The closest one is Saunton Sands, which is only 4.4km (2.7miles) away from Westward Ho!. Click here for directions and for more information on Saunton Sands and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Westward Ho! is Croyde, which is 5.7km (3.6miles) away.

Are there beaches located close to Westward Ho!?

There are several beautiful beaches close to Westward Ho!. The closest one is Westward Ho!, which is only 0.6km (0.3miles) away from Westward Ho!. Another beautiful beach near Westward Ho! is Clovelly, which is ca 8km (5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed 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 required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to approximately 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly 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 near Westward Ho!?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°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 normally change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures 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.

Some fun facts about Westward Ho!...

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