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

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

Harlow is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a fairly medium-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 94365 people. The water temperature around Harlow changes significantly throughout the year. 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Harlow 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 Harlow?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around Harlow is ca:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Harlow. The next good one is Joss Bay, which is 63.8km (40miles) away from Harlow. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Joss Bay and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Harlow are Broadstairs, which is roughly 64.3km (40miles) away, and The Wall, located roughly 64.4km (40miles) from Harlow.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Harlow?

There are more nice beaches in close proximity to Harlow. The closest one is Pondfield Cove, which is just 14.7km (9.1miles) away from Harlow. Another beach near Harlow is Tenby, which is 17.9km (11.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Harlow?

The sea temperature around Harlow 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Harlow. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to 6°C (43°F). In this season, 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Harlow?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba 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. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Harlow: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Harlow...

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