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

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

Chelsea is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 60000 people. The water temperature around Chelsea changes dramatically during 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Chelsea 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 Chelsea?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Chelsea is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Chelsea. A spot that might be worth checking out is Shoreham, which is about 45.6km (28.4miles) away from Chelsea. Click here for more information on Shoreham and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Chelsea are Hot pipe, which is ca 45.7km (28.4miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located ca 46.1km (28.6miles) from Chelsea.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are more beaches in proximity to Chelsea. The nearest one is Tenby, which is 5.4km (3.4miles) away from Chelsea. Another beach near Chelsea is Dornoch, which is ca 6.8km (4.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Chelsea?

The water temperature around Chelsea 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Chelsea. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to roughly 6°C (43°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 people might even be fine with a very good 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 Chelsea?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot 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 usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Chelsea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Chelsea...

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