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

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

Hunstanton is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 4605 people. The water temperature around Hunstanton has extreme variability 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 graph 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 near Hunstanton?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Hunstanton is approximately:
5°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close to Hunstanton?

There are not too many surf spots close to Hunstanton. The next good one is Sutton on sea, which is just 26.6km (59.6miles) away from Hunstanton. Click here to check out more information on Sutton on sea and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Hunstanton are Cayton Bay, which is ca 95.9km (59.6miles) away, and South Bay, located ca 98.7km (61.3miles) from Hunstanton.

Are there beaches near Hunstanton?

Yes, there are some nice beaches close to Hunstanton. The nearest one is Hunstanton, which is just 0.9km (0.5miles) away from Hunstanton. Another nice beach near Hunstanton is Skegness, which is roughly 15.1km (9.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Hunstanton?

The water temperature around 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 people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Hunstanton. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of nearly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok 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 carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Hunstanton?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can often be found 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.

Interesting facts about Hunstanton...

Do you know what the the city Vassalboro in the United States, the city Jalinan in the Indonesia, and the city Nieuw-Helvoet in the Netherlands have in common with Hunstanton? Click on the links to find out...