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

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

Bradford is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 299310 people. The water temperature around Bradford has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 5.2°C (41.4°F) in March up to 16.2°C (61.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Bradford 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 Bradford?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Bradford is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Bradford. A good spot nearby is Saltburn, which is about 63.1km (39.8miles) away from Bradford. Click here to check out more information on Saltburn and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Bradford are South Bay, which is 64.1km (39.8miles) away, and North bay, located roughly 64.4km (40miles) from Bradford.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are several beautiful beaches in proximity to Bradford. The nearest one is Dunoon, which is just 0.9km (0.5miles) away from Bradford. Another beautiful beach near Bradford is Helensburgh, which is roughly 19.4km (12miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Bradford?

The water temperature around Bradford is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Bradford. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures cool down to nearly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bradford?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during fall when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bradford: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bradford...

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