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

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

Hornchurch is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 25470 people. The water temperature around Hornchurch has extreme variability during 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hornchurch 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 Hornchurch?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Hornchurch is about:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Hornchurch?

There are not many surf spots close to Hornchurch. The closest decent spot is Stamco, which is about 50.8km (31.8miles) away from Hornchurch. Click here for directions and for more information on Stamco and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Hornchurch are Hastings pier, which is 51.1km (31.8miles) away, and Brighton West Pier, located approximately 53.4km (33.1miles) from Hornchurch.

Are there beaches near Hornchurch?

There are some other beautiful beaches in proximity to Hornchurch. The closest one is Pondfield Cove, which is 6.2km (3.8miles) away from Hornchurch. Another nice beach near Hornchurch is Gourock, which is roughly 9.9km (6.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Hornchurch?

The sea temperature around Hornchurch 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 be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to nearly 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Hornchurch?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. 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. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hornchurch: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Hornchurch...

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