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

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

Benson is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5691 people. The water temperature around Benson varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 7°C (44.7°F) in March up to 17°C (62.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Benson 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 Benson?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Benson is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Benson. A good spot nearby is West Wittering, which is just 58.9km (37.3miles) away from Benson. Click here to check out more information on West Wittering and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Benson are East Witterings, which is roughly 60km (37.3miles) away, and Bracklesham Bay, located roughly 60.4km (37.5miles) from Benson.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Benson. The closest decent beach is Milford Haven, which is 35.5km (22miles) away from Benson. Another fun beach near Benson is Fairbourne, approximately 36.6km (22.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Benson?

The water temperature around Benson is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Benson. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Benson?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Benson: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Benson...

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