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

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

Congresbury is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3078 people. The water temperature around Congresbury has a large variability throughout 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Congresbury 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 Congresbury?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Congresbury is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Congresbury. A spot that might be worth checking out is Southerndown, which is roughly 34.7km (22.6miles) away from Congresbury. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Southerndown and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Congresbury are Ogmore, which is 36.4km (22.6miles) away, and Rest Bay, located roughly 40.2km (25miles) from Congresbury.

Are there beaches near by?

There are other beaches near to Congresbury. The closest one is Weston-super-Mare, which is only 7.4km (4.6miles) away from Congresbury. Another beautiful beach near Congresbury is Burnham-on-Sea, which is approximately 12.1km (7.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Congresbury?

The sea temperature around Congresbury 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Congresbury?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during August, September, and October when water 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 Congresbury: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Congresbury...

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