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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Chipping Ongar...

Chipping Ongar is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 6055 people. The water temperature around Chipping Ongar varies extremely year round. 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 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Chipping Ongar 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 Chipping Ongar?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Chipping Ongar is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Chipping Ongar. The closest decent spot is Joss Bay, which is about 56.4km (35.4miles) away from Chipping Ongar. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Joss Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Chipping Ongar are Broadstairs, which is 56.9km (35.4miles) away, and The Wall, located approximately 57km (35.4miles) from Chipping Ongar.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Chipping Ongar?

There are several nice beaches in proximity to Chipping Ongar. The closest one is Pondfield Cove, which is just 7.3km (4.5miles) away from Chipping Ongar. Another good beach near Chipping Ongar is Dornoch, which is roughly 16.7km (10.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Chipping Ongar?

The sea temperature around Chipping Ongar 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 ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Chipping Ongar. However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to approximately 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine 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 carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Chipping Ongar?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Chipping Ongar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Chipping Ongar...

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