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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Biggin Hill, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Biggin Hill...

Biggin Hill is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 13535 people. The water temperature around Biggin Hill changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.8°F) in March up to 16.6°C (61.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Biggin Hill 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 Biggin Hill?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters around Biggin Hill is ca:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Biggin Hill. The next good one is Brighton West Pier, which is about 35km (22miles) away from Biggin Hill. Click here for directions and for more information on Brighton West Pier and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Biggin Hill are Shoreham, which is ca 35.4km (22miles) away, and Hot pipe, located approximately 35.4km (22miles) from Biggin Hill.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Biggin Hill?

There are several nice beaches in proximity to Biggin Hill. The closest one is Gourock, which is 9.7km (6miles) away from Biggin Hill. Another nice beach near Biggin Hill is Dornoch, which is roughly 15.4km (9.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Biggin Hill?

The sea temperature around Biggin Hill is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Biggin Hill. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures drop down to nearly 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Biggin Hill?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Biggin Hill: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Biggin Hill...

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