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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hunstanton, England

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

Hunstanton is a beach in England. The water temperature around Hunstanton changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 5.2°C (41.3°F) in February up to 17.2°C (63°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hunstanton 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 at Hunstanton?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Hunstanton is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Hunstanton?

There are not many surf spots close to Hunstanton. The closest decent spot is Sutton on sea, which is roughly 27.3km (59.9miles) away from Hunstanton. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sutton on sea and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Hunstanton are Cayton Bay, which is 96.5km (59.9miles) away, and South Bay, located roughly 99.3km (61.7miles) from Hunstanton.

Are there any other white sand beaches near Hunstanton?

There are some beautiful beaches near to Hunstanton. The closest one is Skegness, which is only 15.7km (9.7miles) away from Hunstanton. Another gorgeous beach near Hunstanton is Ingoldmells, which is roughly 18.8km (11.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Hunstanton?

The sea temperature at Hunstanton is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°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 might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended 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 periods of time . For very cold 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 close to Hunstanton?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hunstanton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hunstanton...

Do you know what the the city Castellammare di Stabia in Italy, the island Langeoog in Germany, and the city Jambulang in Indonesia have in common with Hunstanton? Click on the links to find out...