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

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

Chipping Sodbury is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 36108 people. The water temperature around Chipping Sodbury varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42.1°F) in February up to 16.7°C (62.1°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Chipping Sodbury 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 Sodbury?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters around Chipping Sodbury is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Chipping Sodbury. A good spot nearby is Southerndown, which is roughly 52.6km (33.5miles) away from Chipping Sodbury. Click here to check out more information on Southerndown and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Chipping Sodbury are Ogmore, which is ca 53.9km (33.5miles) away, and Rest Bay, located roughly 57.4km (35.6miles) from Chipping Sodbury.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Chipping Sodbury. The closest decent beach is Weston-super-Mare, which is 28.4km (17.7miles) away from Chipping Sodbury. Another good beach near Chipping Sodbury is Aberystwyth, which is 32.8km (20.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Chipping Sodbury?

The sea temperature around Chipping Sodbury is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Chipping Sodbury?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during fall when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Chipping Sodbury: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Chipping Sodbury...

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