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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hemel Hempstead...

Hemel Hempstead is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 85629 people. The water temperature around Hemel Hempstead has extreme variability 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hemel Hempstead 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 Hemel Hempstead?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Hemel Hempstead is approximately:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Hemel Hempstead. The next good one is Shoreham, which is roughly 64.7km (40.2miles) away from Hemel Hempstead. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Shoreham and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Hemel Hempstead are Hot pipe, which is 64.7km (40.2miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located ca 65.7km (40.8miles) from Hemel Hempstead.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Hemel Hempstead?

No, there are not many beaches near to Hemel Hempstead. The next good one is Tenby, which is just 19.9km (12.3miles) away from Hemel Hempstead. Another good beach near Hemel Hempstead is Dornoch, 23.7km (14.7miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Hemel Hempstead?

The water temperature around Hemel Hempstead 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 required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Hemel Hempstead. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to roughly 6°C (43°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Hemel Hempstead?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout 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. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hemel Hempstead: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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