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

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

Wingate is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 4761 people. The water temperature around Wingate changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.7°C (42.3°F) in February up to 13.8°C (56.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wingate 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 Wingate?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Wingate is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near Wingate?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Wingate. The nearest one is Seaton Carew, which is 8.9km (11.3miles) away from Wingate. Click here for directions and for more information on Seaton Carew and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Wingate are South Shields, which is roughly 18.2km (11.3miles) away, and Saltburn, located 19.3km (12miles) from Wingate.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Wingate. The closest one is Seaton Carew, which is 8.9km (5.5miles) away from Wingate. Another nice beach near Wingate is Roker, which is approximately 13.1km (8.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Wingate?

The water temperature around Wingate is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts 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 scuba diving and fishing close to Wingate?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Wingate: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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