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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Dogger Bank

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Dogger Bank...

Dogger Bank is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Dogger Bank varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 3.8°C (38.8°F) in January up to 15.1°C (59.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Dogger Bank 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 Dogger Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Dogger Bank is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Dogger Bank. The next good one is Vlieland, which is 144.6km (89.8miles) away from Dogger Bank. Click here to check out more information on Vlieland and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing North bay, which is roughly 145.7km (90.5miles) away from Dogger Bank. Another good surfspot is North bay, located ca 145.7km (90.5miles) from Dogger Bank.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Dogger Bank?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Dogger Bank. A beach that might be worth checking out is Filey, which is more than 143.8km (89.3miles) away from Dogger Bank. If you have some extra time, you can also try Bridlington, which is ca 144.3km (89.6miles) away from Dogger Bank.

What wetsuit do I need for Dogger Bank?

The water temperature at Dogger Bank is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to approximately 4°C (39°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Dogger Bank?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Dogger Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Dogger Bank...

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