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

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

Bishopstoke is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 17667 people. The water temperature around Bishopstoke changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (44.9°F) in March up to 16.6°C (61.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bishopstoke 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 Bishopstoke?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Bishopstoke is approximately:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots close to Bishopstoke?

There are not too many surf spots close to Bishopstoke. The closest decent spot is Compton, which is roughly 21.9km (13.9miles) away from Bishopstoke. Click here for more information on Compton and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bishopstoke are West Wittering, which is 22.4km (13.9miles) away, and Highcliffe, located 22.6km (14miles) from Bishopstoke.

Are there beaches close to Bishopstoke?

Yes, there are several other beautiful beaches near to Bishopstoke. The nearest one is Pembrey, which is 5.4km (3.3miles) away from Bishopstoke. Another beautiful beach near Bishopstoke is Southsea, which is approximately 16.5km (10.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Bishopstoke?

The water temperature around Bishopstoke 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 required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Bishopstoke. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of nearly 7°C (45°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bishopstoke?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot 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. The conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bishopstoke: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bishopstoke...

Do you know what the the city Louqiao in China, the city Sixt-sur-Aff in France, and Queen of the Sea Bank have in common with Bishopstoke? Click on the links to find out...