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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Woolacombe bay, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Woolacombe bay...

Woolacombe bay is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Woolacombe bay has slight variability year round. 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 Woolacombe 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 Woolacombe bay?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Woolacombe bay is about:
10°C (49°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Woolacombe bay. The nearest one is Coombesgate Beach, which is just 0.6km (0.4miles) away from Woolacombe bay. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Coombesgate Beach and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Woolacombe bay is Putsborough Beach, which is 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are more gorgeous beaches near to Woolacombe bay. The closest one is Woolacombe, which is only 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Woolacombe bay. Another beach near Woolacombe bay is Ilfracombe, which is 4.6km (2.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Woolacombe bay?

The water temperature at Woolacombe bay 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures come down to approximately 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Woolacombe bay?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures range from 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 Woolacombe bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Woolacombe bay...

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