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

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

Hingham is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1963 people. The water temperature around Hingham changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.6°C (40.3°F) in February up to 16.6°C (61.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hingham 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 Hingham?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Hingham is ca:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Hingham. The next good one is Sutton on sea, which is just 58.4km (53miles) away from Hingham. Click here for more information on Sutton on sea and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Hingham are Joss Bay, which is approximately 85.3km (53miles) away, and Broadstairs, located approximately 86.8km (53.9miles) from Hingham.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Hingham?

There are not many beaches near to Hingham. A good beach nearby is Kinghorn, which is 12.1km (7.5miles) away from Hingham. Another gorgeous beach near Hingham is Blakeney, roughly 25.9km (16.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Hingham?

The sea temperature around Hingham 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 ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Hingham. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 5°C (40°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Hingham?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hingham: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hingham...

Do you know what the the city Gosberton in United Kingdom, the city Mesquer in France, and Hakateka Seamount Chain have in common with Hingham? Click on the links to find out...