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

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

Dovercourt is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1001 people. The water temperature around Dovercourt has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42.1°F) in March up to 17.4°C (63.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Dovercourt 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 Dovercourt?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Dovercourt is approximately:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Dovercourt. A spot that might be worth checking out is Joss Bay, which is roughly 39.2km (25.2miles) away from Dovercourt. Click here to check out more information on Joss Bay and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Dovercourt are Broadstairs, which is 40.6km (25.2miles) away, and The Wall, located 42.3km (26.2miles) from Dovercourt.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are several beaches near to Dovercourt. The nearest one is Felixstowe, which is just 3.6km (2.2miles) away from Dovercourt. Another nice beach near Dovercourt is Walton-on-the-Naze, which is ca 6.1km (3.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Dovercourt?

The water temperature around Dovercourt 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 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 diving around Dovercourt. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to nearly 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok 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 have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Dovercourt?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Dovercourt: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Dovercourt...

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