Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Widemouth Bay, England
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Widemouth Bay...
Widemouth Bay is a beach in England.
The water temperature around Widemouth Bay varies slightly year round.
The temperature ranges from 7.8°C (46°F) in February up to 17.4°C (63.4°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Widemouth Bay 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 Widemouth Bay?
The current water temperature in the month of May at Widemouth Bay is about:
Are there surf spots near by?
Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Widemouth Bay. The nearest one is Widemouth Bay, which is 0.3km (1.1miles) away from Widemouth Bay. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Widemouth Bay and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Widemouth Bay are Milbrook
, which is 1.8km (1.1miles) away, and Crackington Haven
, located approximately 4.8km (3miles) from Widemouth Bay.
Are there any other beaches close by?
There are other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Widemouth Bay. The closest one is Bude
, which is just 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Widemouth Bay. Another beautiful beach near Widemouth Bay is Clovelly
, which is 15.9km (9.9miles) away.
What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Widemouth Bay?
The sea temperature at Widemouth Bay is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to roughly 8°C (46°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people 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 Widemouth Bay?
Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Widemouth Bay: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Widemouth Bay...
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in Australia, the city Biddestone
in United Kingdom, and the city Jianghai
in China have in common with Widemouth Bay? Click on the links to find out...