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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near City of London, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about City of London...

City of London is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly large town close to the water with a population of 7556900 people. The water temperature around City of London 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 City of London 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 City of London?

The current water temperature in the month of April near City of London is ca:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to City of London?

There are not many surf spots close to City of London. The next good one is Shoreham, which is about 47.7km (29.6miles) away from City of London. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Shoreham and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near City of London are Hot pipe, which is roughly 47.7km (29.6miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located 47.9km (29.7miles) from City of London.

Are there sandy beaches near City of London?

There are some other nice beaches in proximity to City of London. The closest one is Dornoch, which is just 3km (1.9miles) away from City of London. Another fun beach near City of London is Tenby, which is approximately 3.2km (2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for City of London?

The sea temperature around City of London 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 diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to roughly 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold 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 close to City of London?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to City of London: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about City of London...

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