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

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

Epsom is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 27065 people. The water temperature around Epsom has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 5.3°C (41.5°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Epsom 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 Epsom?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Epsom is approximately:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Epsom. The closest decent spot is Shoreham, which is about 34.8km (21.6miles) away from Epsom. Click here for more information on Shoreham and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Epsom are Hot pipe, which is roughly 34.8km (21.6miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located approximately 35.6km (22.1miles) from Epsom.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are several other beautiful beaches in proximity to Epsom. The nearest one is Fairbourne, which is 5.4km (3.4miles) away from Epsom. Another nice beach near Epsom is Gourock, which is approximately 16.5km (10.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Epsom?

The water temperature around Epsom is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Epsom. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to approximately 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5/4 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 windy 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 Epsom?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Epsom: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Epsom...

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