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

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

Broadstairs is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Broadstairs changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 6.2°C (43.2°F) in February up to 17.5°C (63.6°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 Broadstairs 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 at Broadstairs?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Broadstairs is about:
10°C (51°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Broadstairs. The nearest one is Joss Bay, which is 1.5km (1miles) away from Broadstairs. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Joss Bay and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Broadstairs is The Wall, which is ca 2km (1.2miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches in close proximity to Broadstairs. The closest one is Broadstairs, which is only 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Broadstairs. Another beach near Broadstairs is Ramsgate, which is approximately 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Broadstairs?

The water temperature at Broadstairs is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Broadstairs. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 6°C (43°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people 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 better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Broadstairs?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Broadstairs: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Broadstairs...

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