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

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

Godalming is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 22199 people. The water temperature around Godalming changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.8°F) in February up to 16.8°C (62.2°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 Godalming 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 Godalming?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Godalming is about:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Godalming. The next good one is Shoreham, which is just 29.9km (18.6miles) away from Godalming. Click here for more information on Shoreham and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Godalming are Hot pipe, which is approximately 29.9km (18.6miles) away, and West Wittering, located approximately 31km (19.3miles) from Godalming.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Godalming?

There are other nice beaches close to Godalming. The nearest one is Milford Haven, which is 1.4km (0.9miles) away from Godalming. Another good beach near Godalming is Fairbourne, which is ca 14.1km (8.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Godalming?

The sea temperature around Godalming 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 be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Godalming. However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of nearly 7°C (45°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, 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 better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Godalming?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Godalming: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Godalming...

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