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

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

Hempstead is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5000 people. The water temperature around 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 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since 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 Hempstead?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Hempstead is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Hempstead. The next good one is Joss Bay, which is roughly 63.7km (40.2miles) away from Hempstead. Click here for more information on Joss Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Hempstead are Broadstairs, which is roughly 64.7km (40.2miles) away, and The Wall, located approximately 65.4km (40.6miles) from Hempstead.

Are there beaches located close to Hempstead?

No, there are not many beaches near to Hempstead. The next good one is Pondfield Cove, which is 28km (17.4miles) away from Hempstead. Another beach near Hempstead is Southend-on-Sea, roughly 35.5km (22miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Hempstead?

The water temperature around 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 be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Hempstead. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to roughly 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods 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 scuba diving and fishing near Hempstead?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hempstead: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Hempstead...

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