Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Great Bookham, United Kingdom
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Great Bookham...
Great Bookham is a coastal city in United Kingdom.
It is a fairly small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 11000 people.
The water temperature around Great Bookham varies extremely during the year.
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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Great Bookham 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 Great Bookham?
The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Great Bookham is ca:
Are there surf spots near by?
There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Great Bookham. A spot that might be worth checking out is Shoreham, which is roughly 31.8km (19.8miles) away from Great Bookham. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Shoreham and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Great Bookham are Hot pipe
, which is roughly 31.8km (19.8miles) away, and Brighton West Pier
, located roughly 33.1km (20.6miles) from Great Bookham.
Are there sandy beaches near by?
There are other beaches near to Great Bookham. The closest one is Fairbourne
, which is just 4km (2.5miles) away from Great Bookham. Another good beach near Great Bookham is Milford Haven
, which is ca 12.6km (7.8miles) away.
What wetsuit thickness do I need for Great Bookham?
The sea temperature around Great Bookham 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to roughly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, 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 recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.
How is the diving and fishing near Great Bookham?
Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit 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. However, the conditions normally change during fall 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 Great Bookham: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
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