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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Durdle Door Beach, England

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Durdle Door Beach...

Durdle Door Beach is a beach in England. The water temperature around Durdle Door Beach changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.7°F) in February up to 17.3°C (63.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Durdle Door Beach 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 Durdle Door Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Durdle Door Beach is approximately:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots near Durdle Door Beach?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Durdle Door Beach. The closest one is Kimmeridge Bay Bench, which is 6.3km (4miles) away from Durdle Door Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Kimmeridge Bay Bench and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Durdle Door Beach are Kimmeridge The Ledges, which is 6.4km (4miles) away, and Bournemouth Pier, located ca 18.7km (11.6miles) from Durdle Door Beach.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near Durdle Door Beach?

Yes, there are some nice beaches in close proximity to Durdle Door Beach. The closest one is Arish Mell, which is 2.3km (1.4miles) away from Durdle Door Beach. Another beach near Durdle Door Beach is Ringstead Bay, which is roughly 5.4km (3.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Durdle Door Beach?

The water temperature at Durdle Door Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to approximately 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Durdle Door Beach?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Durdle Door Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Durdle Door Beach...

Do you know what the the island Camp in the United States, the city Cayey in the Puerto Rico, and the city Montreuil-le-Gast in the France have in common with Durdle Door Beach? Click on the links to find out...