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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Folkestone East Cliff Sands, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Folkestone East Cliff Sands...

Folkestone East Cliff Sands is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Folkestone East Cliff Sands varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.9°C (42.6°F) in February up to 16.8°C (62.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Folkestone East Cliff Sands 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 Folkestone East Cliff Sands?

The current water temperature in the month of November at Folkestone East Cliff Sands is ca:
12°C (54°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Folkestone East Cliff Sands. The closest one is The Wall, which is only 19.2km (11.9miles) away from Folkestone East Cliff Sands. Click here for directions and to check out more information on The Wall and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Folkestone East Cliff Sands is Broadstairs, which is 21.1km (13.1miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Folkestone East Cliff Sands?

There are more nice beaches close to Folkestone East Cliff Sands. The closest one is Folkestone, which is just 1.7km (1miles) away from Folkestone East Cliff Sands. Another good beach near Folkestone East Cliff Sands is Sandgate, which is roughly 3.1km (1.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Folkestone East Cliff Sands?

The sea temperature at Folkestone East Cliff Sands is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 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 . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok 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 diving and fishing near Folkestone East Cliff Sands?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. 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 change during summer when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Folkestone East Cliff Sands: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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