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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Clacton-on-Sea, England

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Clacton-on-Sea...

Clacton-on-Sea is a beach in England. The water temperature around Clacton-on-Sea varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.2°C (43.2°F) in March up to 17.4°C (63.3°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Clacton-on-Sea 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 at Clacton-on-Sea?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Clacton-on-Sea is ca:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Clacton-on-Sea?

There are not many surf spots close to Clacton-on-Sea. The closest decent spot is Joss Bay, which is just 31km (20.1miles) away from Clacton-on-Sea. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Joss Bay and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Clacton-on-Sea are Broadstairs, which is ca 32.4km (20.1miles) away, and The Wall, located 33.7km (20.9miles) from Clacton-on-Sea.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are some other beautiful beaches close to Clacton-on-Sea. The closest one is Clacton-on-Sea, which is only 0km (0miles) away from Clacton-on-Sea. Another fun beach near Clacton-on-Sea is Frinton-on-Sea, which is 4.9km (3.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Clacton-on-Sea?

The sea temperature at Clacton-on-Sea is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, 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 diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, 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 recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Clacton-on-Sea?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Clacton-on-Sea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Clacton-on-Sea...

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