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

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

Whitwell is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 3846 people. The water temperature around Whitwell varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 4.9°C (40.8°F) in February up to 17.7°C (63.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Whitwell 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 Whitwell?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Whitwell is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Whitwell. A good spot nearby is Sutton on sea, which is roughly 62km (46.6miles) away from Whitwell. Click here for directions and for more information on Sutton on sea and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Whitwell are Cayton Bay, which is ca 75km (46.6miles) away, and South Bay, located approximately 76.3km (47.4miles) from Whitwell.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Whitwell. The next good one is Shell Island Wales, which is just 5.2km (3.2miles) away from Whitwell. Another beautiful beach near Whitwell is Helensburgh, which is ca 22.2km (13.8miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Whitwell?

The water temperature around Whitwell is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to nearly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Whitwell?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Whitwell: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Whitwell...

Do you know what the the city Malilla in Sweden, the city Escheburg in Germany, and the city Mata-Utu in Wallis and Futuna have in common with Whitwell? Click on the links to find out...