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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Joss Bay, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Joss Bay...

Joss Bay is a surf spot in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Joss Bay has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 6.2°C (43.2°F) in February up to 17.5°C (63.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Joss Bay 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 Joss Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Joss Bay is ca:
6°C (43°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Joss Bay?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Joss Bay. The closest one is Broadstairs, which is 1.5km (1miles) away from Joss Bay. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Broadstairs and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Joss Bay is The Wall, which is roughly 3.5km (2.1miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are some beautiful beaches in proximity to Joss Bay. The closest one is Broadstairs, which is only 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Joss Bay. Another nice beach near Joss Bay is Margate, which is 2.7km (1.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Joss Bay?

The sea temperature at Joss Bay is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Joss Bay. However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Joss Bay?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit 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. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Joss Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Joss Bay...

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