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

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

Compton is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Compton changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (44.9°F) in March up to 16.6°C (61.8°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 Compton 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 Compton?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Compton is ca:
10°C (50°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Compton. The nearest one is Highcliffe, which is just 10.6km (6.6miles) away from Compton. Click here for more information on Highcliffe and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Compton is Southbourne, which is approximately 13.9km (8.6miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are other gorgeous beaches near to Compton. The nearest one is Barton-on-Sea, which is 9.4km (5.8miles) away from Compton. Another nice beach near Compton is Ventnor, which is 13km (8.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Compton?

The sea temperature at Compton is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures come down to approximately 7°C (45°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, 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 Compton?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Compton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Compton...

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