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

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

Bishopstone is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Bishopstone varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.7°F) in February up to 17.3°C (63.1°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 Bishopstone 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 Bishopstone?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Bishopstone is approximately:
9°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots close to Bishopstone?

There are not too many surf spots close to Bishopstone. A spot that might be worth checking out is Highcliffe, which is roughly 56.3km (36miles) away from Bishopstone. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Highcliffe and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bishopstone are Southbourne, which is 57.9km (36miles) away, and Boscombe Pier, located approximately 58.2km (36.1miles) from Bishopstone.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Bishopstone. The closest decent beach is Pembrey, which is only 42.9km (26.7miles) away from Bishopstone. Another nice beach near Bishopstone is Milford Haven, which is roughly 50km (31miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Bishopstone?

The water temperature around Bishopstone 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 ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bishopstone?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°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 July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bishopstone: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bishopstone...

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