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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Canvey Island, England

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Canvey Island...

Canvey Island is a beach in England. The water temperature around Canvey Island varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.5°F) in February up to 18.9°C (66°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 Canvey Island 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 Canvey Island?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Canvey Island is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near Canvey Island?

There are not too many surf spots close to Canvey Island. The next good one is Joss Bay, which is about 38.6km (24miles) away from Canvey Island. Click here for more information on Joss Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Canvey Island are The Wall, which is roughly 38.7km (24miles) away, and Broadstairs, located ca 38.9km (24.2miles) from Canvey Island.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near Canvey Island?

Yes, there are some nice beaches in proximity to Canvey Island. The nearest one is Westcliffe-on-Sea, which is 5.3km (3.3miles) away from Canvey Island. Another good beach near Canvey Island is Southend-on-Sea, which is approximately 5.9km (3.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Canvey Island?

The water temperature at Canvey Island is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°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 a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Canvey Island. However, during late winter, water temperatures come down to 6°C (43°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Canvey Island?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Canvey Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Canvey Island...

Do you know what the the city Munsey Park in the United States, the city Gaushorn in the Germany, and the city Minyat an Nasr in the Egypt have in common with Canvey Island? Click on the links to find out...