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

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

Bempton is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Bempton changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42.1°F) in February up to 13.7°C (56.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bempton 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 Bempton?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Bempton is ca:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Bempton. The nearest one is Cayton Bay, which is just 10.7km (8.4miles) away from Bempton. Click here for directions and for more information on Cayton Bay and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Bempton are South Bay, which is ca 13.6km (8.4miles) away, and North bay, located approximately 14.2km (8.8miles) from Bempton.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are more beaches near to Bempton. The closest one is Bridlington, which is 3.2km (2miles) away from Bempton. Another nice beach near Bempton is Filey, which is roughly 7.1km (4.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Bempton?

The sea temperature around Bempton 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 required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Bempton. However, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to 6°C (42°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very good 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 Bempton?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Bempton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bempton...

Do you know what the the city Viborg in Denmark, the city Littlehampton in United Kingdom, and the city Mesimeri in Greece have in common with Bempton? Click on the links to find out...