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

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

Erith is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 9811 people. The water temperature around Erith changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.5°F) in February up to 18.9°C (66°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Erith 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 Erith?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Erith is about:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Erith. A spot, which is not too far away, is Stamco, which is roughly 46.5km (29.2miles) away from Erith. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Stamco and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Erith are Hastings pier, which is 47km (29.2miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located approximately 47.9km (29.8miles) from Erith.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are several beaches near to Erith. The closest one is Gourock, which is only 5.4km (3.4miles) away from Erith. Another gorgeous beach near Erith is Dornoch, which is 9.4km (5.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Erith?

The water temperature around Erith is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Erith. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to roughly 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Erith?

Due to comparatively large water 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 (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 usually change during summer when water temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Erith: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Erith...

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