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

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

Catford is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Catford varies extremely 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Catford 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 Catford?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Catford is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Catford?

There are not many surf spots close to Catford. The closest decent spot is Brighton West Pier, which is 43.5km (27.1miles) away from Catford. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Brighton West Pier and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Catford are Shoreham, which is roughly 43.6km (27.1miles) away, and Hot pipe, located ca 43.6km (27.1miles) from Catford.

Are there white sand beaches near Catford?

There are some other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Catford. The closest one is Gourock, which is just 3.5km (2.2miles) away from Catford. Another fun beach near Catford is Dornoch, which is approximately 6km (3.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Catford?

The sea temperature around Catford 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods 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 diving and fishing close to Catford?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit 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. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Catford: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Catford...

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