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

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

Carshalton is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 45525 people. The water temperature around Carshalton varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.8°C (44.3°F) in March up to 16.5°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 Carshalton 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 Carshalton?

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

Are there surf spots close to Carshalton?

There are not too many surf spots close to Carshalton. The closest decent spot is Shoreham, which is about 37.4km (23.3miles) away from Carshalton. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Shoreham and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Carshalton are Hot pipe, which is roughly 37.4km (23.3miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located approximately 37.8km (23.5miles) from Carshalton.

Are there beaches near Carshalton?

Yes, there are some beautiful beaches in proximity to Carshalton. The closest one is Fairbourne, which is just 10.1km (6.3miles) away from Carshalton. Another beach near Carshalton is Gourock, which is roughly 11.4km (7.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Carshalton?

The water temperature around Carshalton 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Carshalton. However, during early spring, temperatures drop down to roughly 7°C (44°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, 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 close to Carshalton?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Carshalton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Carshalton...

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